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|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
|a statute in draft before it becomes law
they held a public hearing on the bill
|the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
the measurements were carefully done
his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate
|a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
the schools comply with federal standards
they set the measure for all subsequent work
|(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
|musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song
|measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
|a container of some standard capacity that is used to obtain fixed amounts of a substance
|A standard of dimension; a fixed unit of quantity or extent; an extent or quantity in the fractions or multiples of which anything is estimated and stated; hence, a rule by which anything is adjusted or judged.
|determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
Measure the length of the wall
|express as a number or measure or quantity
Can you quantify your results?
|have certain dimensions
This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches
|evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
access all the factors when taking a risk
|To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by a certain rule or standard; to take the dimensions of; hence, to estimate; to judge of; to value; to appraise.
|To make a measurement or measurements.