measurement

  

Definition

Values made meaningful by quantifying into specific units. Measurements act as labels which make those values more useful in terms of details. For example, instead of saying that someone is tall, we can specify a measurement and specify that the individual is 6 feet tall.

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  • You should always take a correct measurement of anything you are buying so that you know exactly what you are getting.

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  • The measurement of the performance was exacting in its nature and was of great benefit to the new team involved.

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  • We had to take a measurement from the inside of the house to the outside to see if we could fit our item in.

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