premeasure

verb pre·mea·sure \ ˌprē-ˈme-zhər , -ˈmā- \
variants: or pre-measure

Definition of premeasure

premeasured or pre-measured; premeasuring or pre-measuring
: to measure (something) beforehand
  • carefully premeasure the ingredients

premeasured

or pre-measured adjective
    • premeasured doses of medications
    • a premeasured amount

First Known Use of premeasure

1946

in the meaning defined above

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