Definitions of measurement

  1. the act or process of measuring; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five acres. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The act of finding the size, quantity, amount, etc., by some standard; size or quantity determined by such standard; size; area. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. The act or result of measuring. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The act of measuring; the result of measuring; to have hard measure, to be harshly or oppressively dealt with; to take measures, to begin proceedings to accomplish an object in view; without measure, unlimited in quantity or amount. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for measurement

  1. The owner, lessee or agent shall afford every necessary facility for making such inspection and measurement but the committee shall not in any way interrupt or impede the work in the mine at the time of such inspection and measurement – Mining Laws of Ohio, 1921 by Anonymous
  2. Pekin, according to a measurement supposed to be taken with great accuracy, occupies a space of about fourteen square miles. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow