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measurement Idioms & Phrases


mental measurement

  • noun a generic term used to cover any application of measurement techniques to the quantification of mental functions
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scale of measurement

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
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standard of measurement

  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    gauge.
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system of measurement

  • noun a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
    metric.
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unit of measurement

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
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Yacht measurement

  • . See the Note under Tonnage, 4.
Webster 1913

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