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measuring

 
Noun measuring has 1 sense
  1. measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration - the act or process of measuring; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
    --1 is a kind of activity
    --1 has particulars:
     quantitative analysis, quantitative chemical analysis; actinometry; algometry; anemography; anemometry; angulation; anthropometry; arterial blood gases; audiometry; bathymetry, plumbing; calorimetry; densitometry; dosimetry; fetometry, foetometry; hydrometry, gravimetry; hypsometry, hypsography; mental measurement; observation; pelvimetry; photometry; quantification; radioactive dating; reading, meter reading; sampling; sounding; sound ranging; scaling; spirometery; surveying; telemetry; thermometry; thermogravimetry; viscometry
    Derived form: verb measure1
Verb measure has 4 senses
  1. measure, mensurate, measure out - determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall"
    --1 is one way to decide, make up one's mind, determine
    Derived forms: noun measure8, noun measure3, noun measure1, noun measurement1, noun measurer1, noun measuring1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. quantify, measure - express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?"
    --2 is one way to carry, convey, express
    Derived forms: noun measure8, noun measure3, noun measure1, noun measurement1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. measure - have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"
    --3 is one way to
    be
    Derived forms: noun measure8, noun measure1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value - place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"
    --4 is one way to judge
    Derived forms: noun measure8, noun measure1, noun measure3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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