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English definition of “measurement”


noun     /ˈmeʒ.ə.mənt/ US  /-ɚ-/
C2 [C or U] the act or process of measuring : The test is based on the measurement of blood levels . The machine makes thousands of measurements every day .Weighing and measuring B2 [C] the size , shape , quality , etc. of something, which you discover by measuring it: The measurements of both rooms were identical . What is your inside leg measurement?Measurements in general measurements [plural] Your measurements are the sizes of various parts of your body , especially your chest , waist , and hips , which you refer to when you want to buy clothes .Weighing and measuring Grammar:MeasurementsGrammar:Area: length, width, depth and heightWe use the nouns length, width, depth and height and the adjectives long, wide, deep and high to talk about area and size:Grammar:Weight and volumeWe use the verb weigh to measure weight:Grammar:Frequency, speed, timeWe use many different expressions to describe frequency, speed and time. Here are some of them:
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