What does measurement mean?

Definitions for measurement
ˈmɛʒ ər məntmea·sure·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. measurement, measuring, measure, mensurationnoun

    the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule

    "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"

Wiktionary

  1. measurementnoun

    The act of measuring.

  2. measurementnoun

    Magnitude (or extent or amount) determined by measurement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Measurementnoun

    the act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required

  2. Measurementnoun

    the extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five acres

Freebase

  1. Measurement

    Measurement is the assignment of numbers to objects or events. It is a cornerstone of most natural sciences, technology, economics, and quantitative research in other social sciences.

Editors Contribution

  1. measurement

    The act or process of a measure.

    The measurement of the curtain rail was important in determining what length curtain to buy.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 26, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'measurement' in Nouns Frequency: #1369

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of measurement in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of measurement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of measurement in a Sentence

  1. Ian Crawford:

    It's possible that helium-3 and other solar-wind–implanted ions, like hydrogen, may be in a higher abundance in the cold regolith near the lunar poles. That would be an important measurement to make and would require a polar lander.

  2. Goethe:

    No man learns to know his inmost nature by introspection, for he rates himself sometimes too low, and often too high, by his own measurement. Man knows himself only by comparing himself with other men; it is life that touches his genuine worth.

  3. Don Blankenship:

    The wall is very important, ending the sanctuary cities is important, drug testing public officials – particularly teachers and judges and prosecutors, is important, and basically getting after the doctors and keeping better measurement of who is prescribing the drugs and who is distributing them.

  4. Todd Halihan:

    It is a really easy measurement in this case whether a regulation is adequate: Have the number of quakes gone down? that says whether you're doing an adequate job.

  5. Nilay Kumar:

    While the promise of mobile health in revolutionizing hypertension treatment is enormous, BP measurement using a smartphone is still in its developmental stages.

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