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Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. measures

    For powder are cylindrical copper vessels of various sizes for determining the charges of shells, cannon, etc.

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  1. measures

    Plural form of the word measure.

    The carpenter too a number of measures of wood for the job in hand and paid at the till.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 21, 2015  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'measures' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1567

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'measures' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3298

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of measures in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of measures in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of measures in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Mitnick:

    Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption and secure access devices, and it’s money wasted, because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain.

  2. French President Francois Hollande:

    France was chosen to host this big event and will live up to the scale of the task, if measures have to be taken tomorrow, they will be taken.

  3. John McCain:

    The revised Senate health care bill released today does not include the measures I have been advocating for on behalf of the people of Arizona, i intend to file amendments that would address concerns raised by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and other leaders across our state about the bill’s impact on Arizona’s Medicaid system.

  4. Lawrence Norden:

    A lot of people are worried that if it takes a long time to count, people are going to use that to say we cant trust the results, when in fact its the exact opposite, its taking so long because of all these security measures to make sure the count is as accurate as possible.

  5. Finance Minister Carlos Urzua:

    We have other measures that are more significant that will help Pemex.

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