DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

measurement meaning

EN[ˈmɛʒɚmənt]
WMeasurement
  • Measurement (from Old French: mesurement) is the assignment of numbers to objects or events. It is a cornerstone of most natural sciences, technology, economics, and quantitative research in other social sciences.
  • Any measurement of an object can be judged by the following meta-measurement criteria values: level of measurement (which includes magnitude), dimensions (units), and uncertainty.
measurement
measurement

    Definition of measurement in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmeasurementsPREmé-SUF-ment
    1. The act of measuring.
      1. Magnitude (or extent or amount) determined by an act of measuring.
        1. Risk is everywhere. [ …] For each one there is a frighteningly precise measurement of just how likely it is to jump from the shadows and get you. “The Norm Chronicles” [ …] aims to help data-phobes find their way through this blizzard of risks.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Perhaps most notably, our enquiries into the existence of unfreedoms are steps toward the measurement of the overall freedom of each individual and of each society.
        • All patients were followed for ⩾1 year using the IPSS, uroflowmetry and measurements of maximum urinary flow rate ( Q max ) and the postvoid residual urine volume (PVR).
        • Two blood pressure measurements were obtained with a standard sphygmanometer.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Multiple-group comparisons were obtained by ANOVA, with 1-way ANOVA for nonrepeated measurements.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ment
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. en measurements
          2. en measurement ton
          3. en measurement tons
          4. en measurement problem
          Source: Wiktionary
           0 0

          Meaning of measurement for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "measurement" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          Difficultness: Level 3
          12345678910
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 6
          12345678910
          Definite    ➨     Versatile
          0.109