measurement

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Etymology[edit]

measure +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

measurement (plural measurements)

  1. The act of measuring.
  2. Magnitude (or extent or amount) determined by measurement.
    • 2013 June 22, “Snakes and ladders”, 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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See also[edit]

A Dictionary of Units of Measurement