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Definition of "measurement" []

  • The act of measuring or the process of being measured. (noun)
  • A system of measuring: measurement in miles. (noun)
  • The dimension, quantity, or capacity determined by measuring: the measurements of a room. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "measurement" in a sentence
  • "It treats of the measurement of surfaces, and is therefore applied in the _measurement_ of _land_."
  • "˜measurement™, prefer to understand (*) as a property ascription: “the system has a certain categorical property, which corresponds to the observable A having, independently of any measurement, a value in the set B”."
  • "Gigot: And that means, I think, from what I 've heard you say in the past, that teacher measurement is absolutely crucial."