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measurement

noun
 
 
/ˈmeʒəmənt/
[C or U] the act of measuring something: The measurement of performance, or effectiveness, is a constant concern in management research. accurate/precise/proper/detailed measurement It is these specific characteristics that require detailed measurement. Doing more measurements is the common strategy to improve reliability.
measurements [plural] the size, shape, quality, etc. of something, which you discover by measuring it: The measurements of the bike, when folded, are 68cm x 52cm x 26cm. Although exact measurements are not available, piracy is said to be a "very big problem".
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