Definition of Measuring

1. Noun. The act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule. "His mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"

Definition of Measuring

1. a. Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure.

Definition of Measuring

1. Verb. (present participle of measure) ¹

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Definition of Measuring

1. measure [v] - See also: measure

Medical Definition of Measuring

1. Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure. Measuring faucet, a faucet which permits only a given quantity of liquid to pass each time it is opened, or one by means of which the liquid which passes can be measured. Measuring worm, the larva of any geometrid moth. See Geometrid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Measuring

measured intelligence
measured mile
measurement problem
measurement ton
measurement tons
measures of central tendency
measures of location
measuring (current term)
measuring block
measuring cup
measuring device
measuring instrument
measuring jug
measuring rod
measuring stick
measuring system
measuring tape
measuring unit
measuring worm
measuring worms

Literary usage of Measuring

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1. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"METHODS OF measuring STREAM FLOW. — There are three distinct methods of ... The slope method of measuring stream flow requires a straight stretch of river ..."

2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1850)
"OF WEIGHING, measuring, AND GAUGING MERCHANDISE. ... 1849, prevails at different ports, so for as relates to weighing, measuring, and gauging, reference is ..."

3. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"measuring THE ABILITY OF CHILDREN IN GEOGRAPHY BY EE LACKEY State Normal School, ... For this purpose an objective measuring stick is needed whereby the ..."

4. A German-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1917)
"Messgeräte, measuring apparatus. Messing, n. brass. Messingblech, n. sheet brass, ... Messmittel, n. means of measuring, measuring instrument. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Almost every occupation has its particular units, its methods of making measurements and its special measuring instruments, A few of the thousands of the ..."

6. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"P. JANET—On a Method of measuring the Temperature of Incandescent Lamps. ... Siemens & Hal-ke measuring Instruments.—Ibid., p. 70 (I.). ANON. ..."

7. Proceedings by Natural Gas Association of America, Modern Language Association of America (1917)
"The photograph shows a steel folding rule for measuring casing, ... When measuring casing the rule is put inside the joint, pin end forward and pushed ..."

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