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measures

noun , plural of measure

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2 a given or particular mass or aggregate of matter
  • each day prisoners were given only a small measure of rice to live on
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3 something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
  • during the Renaissance, man came to be viewed as the measure of all things
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4 the recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity
  • the song's soft, soothing measures make it a good lullaby
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5 the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something
  • a slipcover for the couch that was made to measure
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