Definition of Measures

1. Noun. (plural of measure) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of measure) ¹

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Definition of Measures

1. measure [v] - See also: measure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Measures

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

Literary usage of Measures

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Weights and measures arc essential to all barter of goods. ... In the extractive and compounding industries, weights and measures arc used to ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"THE Committee on Coinage, Weights, and measures, to whom was referred the bill to adopt the weights and measures of the metric system as the standard ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1892)
"147, 159; the town's measures compared with the standards of Linlithgow, iv. ; a pattern of ... 397 ; against deceit in the measures of wine and ale, iv. ..."

4. Educational Psychology by Edward L. Thorndike (1910)
"The Average = (the sum of the individual measures) -f. (their number). The Median = the middle measure, the measure so chosen that the number of measures ..."

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