measurement

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measure +‎ -ment

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NounEdit

measurement (plural measurements)

  1. The act of measuring.
    Hyponyms: see Thesaurus:measurement
  2. Value (quantity, magnitude, extent or amount) determined by an act of measuring.
    • 2013 June 22, “Snakes and ladders”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8841, page 76:
      Risk is everywhere. [] For each one there is a frighteningly precise measurement of just how likely it is to jump from the shadows and get you. “The Norm Chronicles” [] aims to help data-phobes find their way through this blizzard of risks.

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