measurement

measurement
[[t]me̱ʒə(r)mənt[/t]]
measurements
1) N-COUNT A measurement is a result, usually expressed in numbers, that you obtain by measuring something.

We took lots of measurements...

The measurements are extraordinarily accurate.

2) N-VAR: oft N of n Measurement of something is the process of measuring it in order to obtain a result expressed in numbers.

Measurement of blood pressure can be undertaken by practice nurses.

3) N-VAR: oft N of n The measurement of the quality, value, or effect of something is the activity of deciding how great it is.

...the measurement of output in the non-market sector.

4) N-PLURAL: with poss Your measurements are the size of your waist, chest, hips, and other parts of your body, which you need to know when you are buying clothes.

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