remeasure

verb re·mea·sure \ (ˌ)rē-ˈme-zhər , -ˈmā- \

Definition of remeasure

remeasured; remeasuring
: to measure (something or someone) again
  • … were unwilling to conclude definitely that K-2 topped Mount Everest until Everest could be remeasured by the same technique.
  • —John Noble Wilford
  • had his cholesterol levels remeasured
  • The dressmaker measured and remeasured me and pinned pieces of fabric to my limbs and torso.
  • —Zoe Mariott
  • When you get started, measure your waist, hips, upper thighs, and arms, and remeasure every one or two months.
  • —Melina Jampolis

remeasurement

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈme-zhər-mənt, -ˈmā-\ noun, plural remeasurements
    • It also provides the opportunity to refine the manufacture and installation of the catenaries, ensuring that they are installed right first time with no need for remeasurement.
    • —Mark Hansford
    • Over time, attempts to develop a complete and final list of the peaks were hampered by remeasurements that altered published values for elevations.
    • Guide to the Colorado Mountains, Tenth Edition

First Known Use of remeasure

1587

in the meaning defined above

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