Measurably Measured

Measure

Meanings and phrases

measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; step
  2. how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify; quantity; amount
  3. a statute in draft before it becomes law; bill
  4. the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; measurement; measuring; mensuration
  5. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse; meter; metre; beat; cadence
  6. a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; standard; criterion; touchstone
  7. musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; bar
  8. a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
  9. measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements; measuring stick; measuring rod

measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; mensurate; measure out
  2. express as a number or measure or quantity; quantify
  3. have certain dimensions
  4. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; evaluate; valuate; assess; appraise; value

beyond measure

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adv.
  1. in excess or without limit

board measure

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n.
  1. a system of units for measuring lumber based on the board foot

capacity measure

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n.
  1. a unit of measurement of volume or capacity; volume unit; capacity unit; cubage unit; cubic measure; cubic content unit; displacement unit; cubature unit

circular measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. measurement of angles in radians

common measure

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n.
  1. an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly; common divisor; common factor
  2. the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad; common meter
  3. a time signature indicating four beats to the bar; common time; four-four time; quadruple time

cubic measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of measurement of volume or capacity; volume unit; capacity unit; capacity measure; cubage unit; cubic content unit; displacement unit; cubature unit

defensive measure

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n.
  1. (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; defense; defence

desperate measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. desperate actions taken as a means to an end

dry measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain); dry unit

for good measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in addition (as to close a deal)

fundamental measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement; fundamental quantity

give full measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. perform a task as well as possible; go all out; give one's best; do one's best

information measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information

linear measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of measurement of length; linear unit

liquid measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers); liquid unit

long measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a measure of length

measure out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; measure; mensurate

measure up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. prove capable or fit; meet requirements; qualify
E.g.
  • Its brown acorns are obconic and measure up to long.
  • Its brown acorns are conical and measure up to across.
  • The brown acorns are roundish and measure up to across.

security measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in; security system; security
E.g.
  • The organisation was founded as a collective security measure following Second World War.
  • As a security measure a number of roads were closed for traffic in the Dammam-Dhahran-Khobar region.
  • American diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut began destroying classified material as a security measure.

square measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of units used to measure areas; area unit

tape measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths; tape; tapeline

yard measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a ruler or tape that is three feet long; yardstick

used to measure

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E.g.
  • DCPIP can be used to measure the rate of photosynthesis.
  • The modius was a measuring device used to measure grain/corn.
  • Newton's Second Law can be used to measure the strength of forces.

ballot measure

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E.g.
  • The ballot measure passed by a margin of 54.6% to 45.4%.
  • The ballot measure was ultimately defeated on November 3, 1992.
  • The library formed a regional library district through a ballot measure in 2006.

temporary measure

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E.g.
  • Teredo is a temporary measure.
  • As a temporary measure, the high school students shared the middle school for the next several months.
  • The service was introduced in 1990 as a temporary measure to reduce congestion during construction work on I-95.

large measure

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E.g.
  • Social security is provided in a large measure, by two Central Organisations viz.
  • The area's climate, in large measure, determines the native foods that are available.
  • The June 1994 school-board election thus hinged, in large measure, on the alternative-schools issue.

measure of how

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E.g.
  • This is a measure of how much noise is introduced in the amplification process.
  • Consanguinity is a measure of how closely you are related to another individual.
  • Its CPU time "usage" is a measure of how much CPU time is not being used by other threads.

males measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Adult males measure and females in snout–vent length.
  • The males measure , while females measure up to almost .
  • Adult males measure and adult females in snout–vent length.

good measure

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E.g.
  • Gerry James added his fourth convert for good measure.
  • Eugene shared a good measure of Gauss's talent in languages and computation.
  • As they retreated, they burned Robinson's home on Mount Oread for good measure.

difficult to measure

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E.g.
  • The actual thickness of the biosphere on earth is difficult to measure.
  • The drift of the device was small enough to be difficult to measure and test.
  • V0 is difficult to measure, so a second concept has been developed in ballistic testing called V50.

designed to measure

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E.g.
  • The Global Gender Gap Index is an index designed to measure gender equality.
  • All nautical instruments designed to measure the speed of a ship through water are known as logs.
  • It was designed to measure the level of the Nile, which was important for agricultural and administrative purposes.

equal measure

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E.g.
  • Anticipation and rumour grew in equal measure until the first transmission at 7p.m.
  • Anderson has since said that the first album was about "sex and depression in equal measure".
  • The Sakya masters developed a tradition that emphasized study and meditation in equal measure.

precautionary measure

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E.g.
  • As a precautionary measure, mercury is not used in the vaccine formulation.
  • Ulvaeus paid the taxes as a precautionary measure during the 2½-year dispute.
  • The two boys were admitted to Taroom Hospital as a precautionary measure due to malnutrition.

measure passed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The ballot measure passed by a margin of 54.6% to 45.4%.
  • The measure passed both houses of the legislature, but Patton vetoed it.
  • The measure passed and the library began to serve all township residents as well.

not measure

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E.g.
  • Unmodulated continuous wave radar cannot measure distance.
  • By definition, qualitative analyses do not measure quantity.
  • It is considered emotional and impulsive, they say something and gets excited and does not measure the consequences.

measure theory

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E.g.
  • This paradoxical result is explained by measure theory as follows.
  • However "null set" is a distinct notion within the context of measure theory.
  • Tightness of measures In mathematics, tightness is a concept in measure theory.

probability measure

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E.g.
  • separable metric spaces on which every probability measure is a Radon measure).
  • But Gleason's theorem implies that there can be no such deterministic probability measure.
  • If formula_3 is a compact Polish space, then every probability measure on formula_3 is tight.

measure against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • One preventive measure against diphtheria would be to get the DTap vaccine if available.
  • Firmness in this context meant an intransigent opposition to any Austrian measure against Serbia.
  • The decision to purchase Hotel van Wijk was in part a preventive measure against moral corruption.

interim measure

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E.g.
  • As an interim measure, the US offered the Honest John missile.
  • The EU and the Council of Europe are willing to accept a moratorium as an interim measure.
  • As an interim measure, troops often improvised their own grenades, such as the jam tin grenade.

way to measure

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E.g.
  • A temporal dimension is one way to measure physical change.
  • Unfortunately, there is no simple way to measure individual runs created.
  • One standard way to measure pulsating DC is its peak amplitude, hence kVp.

measure how

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E.g.
  • The paper presents a way to measure how distant priors are from being common.
  • The test will measure how these suit materials are affected by the Martian environment.
  • An accelerometer is placed on top of the building to measure how fast the top of the building shakes.

accurately measure

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E.g.
  • Using several different methods, Galileo was able to accurately measure time.
  • Other than Galileo, not many people of his day were able to accurately measure short time periods, such as the fall time of an object.
  • Because natural sources of carbon monoxide are so variable from year to year, it is difficult to accurately measure natural emissions of the gas.

bond measure

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E.g.
  • City voters rejected a bond measure to reinforce it in 1997.
  • In 1962, the $65 million bond measure for the construction of the Yuba- Bear project was approved.
  • In 1996, Multnomah County voters passed a bond measure to renovate and modernize branch libraries in the system.

units of measure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This set contains symbols for units of measure and currency.
  • ), even if they are originally expressed in differing units of measure (such as yards and meters).
  • Linguistically, practically all Taiwanese units of measure are Chinese classifiers used to classify nouns.

able to measure

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E.g.
  • Chandra has been able to measure variations of temperature, density, and pressure with high resolution.
  • Surely, none except Allah is able to measure, bring forth and create whatever He wills to come to existence.
  • In addition to measuring the heart rate, some devices using this technology are able to measure blood oxygen saturation (SpO).
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