measured, past tense; measured, past participle; measures, 3rd person singular present; measuring, present participle;
Ascertain the size, amount, or degree of (something) by using an instrument or device marked in standard units or by comparing it with an object of known size
the amount of water collected is measured in pints
they will measure up the room and install the cabinets
Be of (a specified size or degree)
the fabric measures 45 inches wide
Ascertain the size and proportions of (someone) in order to make or provide clothes for them
he will be measured for his tuxedo next week
Take an exact quantity or fixed amount of something
she helped to measure out the ingredients
Estimate or assess the extent, quality, value, or effect of (something)
it is hard to measure teaching ability
Judge someone or something by comparison with (a certain standard)
she did not need to measure herself against some ideal
Reach the required or expected standard; fulfill expectations
I'm afraid we didn't measure up to the standards they set
Scrutinize (someone) keenly in order to form an assessment of them
the two shook hands and silently measured each other up
Consider (one's words or actions) carefully
I had better measure my words so as not to embarrass anyone
Travel over (a certain distance or area)
we must measure twenty miles today
A plan or course of action taken to achieve a particular purpose
children were evacuated as a precautionary measure
A legislative bill
the Senate passed the measure by a 48–30 vote
Punishment or retribution imposed or inflicted on someone
her husband had dealt out hard measure to her
A standard unit used to express the size, amount, or degree of something
a furlong is an obsolete measure of length
tables of weights and measures
A system or scale of such units
the original dimensions were in imperial measure
A container of standard capacity used for taking fixed amounts of a substance
A particular amount of something
a measure of egg white as a binding agent
A standard official amount of an alcoholic drink as served in a licensed establishment
A graduated rod or tape used for ascertaining the size of something
The width of a full line of type or print, typically expressed in picas
A quantity contained in another an exact number of times; a divisor
A certain quantity or degree of something
the states retain a large measure of independence
An indication or means of assessing the degree, extent, or quality of something
it was a measure of the team's problems that they were still working after 2 a.m.
The rhythm of a piece of poetry or a piece of music
A particular metrical unit or group
measures of two or three syllables are more frequent in English prose
Any of the sections, typically of equal time value, into which a musical composition is divided, shown on a score by vertical lines across the staff; bar
A dance, typically one that is grave or stately
now tread we a measure!
A group of rock strata
determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall"
any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"
how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
quantify: express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?"
bill: a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill"
have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"
Measure is the second album from Matt Pond PA, released in 2000.
A jigger or measure is a bartending tool used to measure liquor, which is typically then poured into a cocktail shaker. It is named for the unit of liquid it typically measures, a 1.5 fluid ounce (~44 ml) jigger or shot. ...
In a data warehouse, a measure is a property on which calculations (e.g., sum, count, average, minimum, maximum) can be made using precomputed aggregates.
In mathematics, more specifically in measure theory, a measure on a set is a systematic way to assign to each suitable subset a number, intuitively interpreted as the size of the subset. In this sense, a measure is a generalization of the concepts of length, area, volume, et cetera. ...
In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time defined by a given number of beats of a given duration. ...
The measure in quantum physics is the integration measure used for performing a path integral.
The quantity, size, weight, distance or capacity of a substance compared to a designated standard; An (unspecified) quantity or capacity :; The precise designated distance between two objects or points; The act of measuring; A musical designation consisting of all notes and or rests delineated ...
(measured) That has been determined by measurement; Deliberate but restrained; Rhythmically written in meter; metrical
(measurement) an estimated value that is, by its nature, subject to error. A person can count (an absolute value) one hundred beans and get the same quantity as someone else counting one hundred beans. ...
(Measurement) The act of obtaining knowledge about an event or characteristic through measured quantification or data.
(Measurement) A procedure for assigning a number to an object or an event.
(Measurement) Same as "process variable."
Measurement is the collection of quantitative data. Measurement involves comparison of the quantity of interest with a standard called a unit. The comparison is never perfect. As a result, measurements always include error. ...
(Measurement) The assignment of labels or numerals to the properties or attributes of observations, events, or objects according to specific rules.
(Measurement) means a repeatable, objective procedure for generating a measure.
("A" Measurement) Or the size of the frame, it is measured in millimeters horizontally across the eyewire. It is usually found on the temple or on the bridge. Example: 52mm-18-140, usaully range from 40-60mm
"Measurement is the numerical estimation of the ratio of a magnitude of an attribute to a unit of the same attribute" (Michell, 1997, p383). Alternatively, it is a quality or quantity arrived at by observation of an operationalised measure of a variable in known circumstances.
(MEASUREMENT) Any method by which a rule or calibrated instrument on a scale of 1-100 is used to determine the quality, rate or vibration of an object. It can be also done by counting in whatever measurement is most suitable until a positive dowsing response is felt. ...
(MEASUREMENT) The moment of truth. The ACTION of measuring the execution and progress of your ACTIONS. ...