Translation of "measure" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

measure

verb uk /ˈmeʒ.ər/ us /ˈmeʒ.ɚ/
SIZE 大小

B2 [ T ] to discover the exact size or amount of something

量,測量;計量
"Will the table fit in here?" "I don't know - let's measure it." 「這裡放得下這張桌子嗎?」「我不知道──我們來量一下吧。」
This machine measures your heart rate. 這台機器可測量你的心率。
He measured the flour into the bowl. 他量好麵粉,倒入碗中。

[ L only + noun ] to be a particular size:

The area, measuring/which measures five kilometres by three kilometres, has been purchased by the army. 這個長5公里、寬3公里的區域已被軍方購買下來。
The screen measures 34 inches diagonally.
JUDGE 判斷

C2 [ T ] to judge the quality, effect, importance, or value of something

估量,衡量
There is no way of measuring the damage done to morale. 對士氣造成的負面影響無法估量。
noun uk /ˈmeʒ.ər/ us /ˈmeʒ.ɚ/
METHOD 方法

B2 [ C usually plural ] a way of achieving something, or a method for dealing with a situation

方法,措施
What further measures can we take to avoid terrorism? 我們該採取哪些進一步的措施來防範恐怖主義?
These measures were designed to improve car safety. 這些措施旨在提高汽車的安全性。
[ + to infinitive ] Emergency measures to help the refugees are badly needed. 目前亟需採取一些緊急措施救助難民。
SIZE 大小

[ C or U ] a unit used for stating the size, weight, etc. of something, or a way of measuring

計量單位;測量方法
weights and measures 度量衡
The sample's density is a measure of its purity. 樣品的密度是其純度的一個測量方法。

C2 [ C or U ] formal amount

數量,程度
There was a large measure of agreement between the candidates. 候選人之間有很大的共識。
His success was in some measure due to his being in the right place at the right time. 他的成功一定程度上要歸因於天時地利。

C2 [ C ] an exact amount, especially of alcohol

(尤指酒的)標準量,固定量
One unit of alcohol is equal to half a pint of beer or a standard measure of spirits. 一個單位的酒相當於半品脫的啤酒或一個標準量的烈酒。

[ C ] US a bar noun

小節;樂譜的小節線
WAY OF JUDGING 判斷的標準

C2 [ C ] a way of judging something

(估價、判斷的)標準,尺度
Record sales are not always a measure of a singer's popularity. 唱片銷量並不總是衡量一名歌手受歡迎程度的標準。
We have no accurate measure of the damage. 我們沒有計算損失的準確方法。

(Translation of “measure” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)