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Noun: measuring  me-zhu-ring
  1. The act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate";
    - measurement, measure, mensuration
Verb: measure  me-zhu(r)
  1. Determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    "Measure the length of the wall"; "measure out the length of the wall";
    - mensurate, measure out
  2. Express as a number, measure or quantity
    "Can you measure your results?";
    - quantify, quantitate
  3. Have certain dimensions
    "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches"
  4. Estimate or determine the nature, value, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    "I will have the family jewels measured by a professional";
    - evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value, scope

Derived forms: measurings

See also: qualify

Type of: activity, be, carry, convey, decide, determine, evaluate, express, judge, make up one's mind, pass judgment

Encyclopedia: Measuring, Selection and Placement Center