Definition of Measurement

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

Definition of Measurement

1. n. The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required.

Definition of Measurement

1. Noun. The act of measuring. ¹

2. Noun. Magnitude (or extent or amount) determined by measurement. ¹

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Definition of Measurement

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Medical Definition of Measurement

1. Determination of a dimension or quantity. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Measurement

measure spaces
measure stick
measure theory
measure twice, cut once
measure twice and cut once
measure up
measure word
measure words
measured intelligence
measured mile
measurement (current term)
measurement problem
measurement ton
measurement tons
measures of central tendency
measures of location
measuring block
measuring cup
measuring device
measuring instrument

Literary usage of Measurement

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Phi Delta Kappan by Phi Delta Kappa (1912)
"measurement of Mental Phenomena SCIENCE, it has been said with pardonable exaggeration, is measurement. "When you can measure what you are speaking about ..."

2. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"measurement of Skew in GI MM optical ribbon fibers Masateru Tadakuma Osamu Aso ... We could achieve the measurement standard deviation within 7ps for a 100m ..."

3. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"Transformers measurement Transformers, The Design of Small Transformers for Metallic ... 92474 D. The measurement of Dielectric Resistances by Means of the ..."

4. Educational Psychology by Edward Lee Thorndike (1913)
"THE measurement OF EFFICIENCY Consider now some common cases of the exact description —that is, the measurement—of the condition and changes in condition of ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"It so appears that in the generic concept of measurement in hand ... The periodicity of the angle in the ordinary system of measurement is a special case of ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Surveying and Boundaries by Frank Emerson Clark (1922)
"Proportional measurement.—A proportional measurement is defined by the 1919 Manual (364) to be "one resulting in concordant relation between all parts of an ..."

7. Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education by National Society for the Study of Education (1916)
"A. measurement OF EDUCATIONAL RESULTS I. Arithmetic.—The Courtis standard research tests in the four fundamentals were first given in Boston in October, ..."

8. Publications by English Dialect Society (1881)
"V. DOMESDAY measurement. IT is perhaps worth while to note here that the system of measurement pursued in the Domesday Survey of Leicestershire differs in ..."

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