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Definition of Measurement


  1. The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required.
  2. The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five acres.

Measurement Quotations

I'd rather see the United States as a beacon of good work and good citizenship, rather than as #1 on some international educational measurement.
Howard Gardner

There are two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery.
Enrico Fermi

God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
Marcus Garvey

A careful analysis of the process of observation in atomic physics has shown that the subatomic particles have no meaning as isolated entities, but can only be understood as interconnections between the preparation of an experiment and the subsequent measurement.
Erwin Schrodinger

A painstaking course in qualitative and quantitative analysis by John Wing gave me an appreciation of the need for, and beauty of, accurate measurement.
Paul D. Boyer
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Measurement Translations

measurement in Afrikaans is dimensie, afmeting
measurement in Dutch is afmeting, dimensie
measurement in Finnish is ulottuvuus
measurement in French is dimension
measurement in Portuguese is medida
measurement in Spanish is medida
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