Definition Of measures


a certain quantity or degree of something.

the states retain a large measure of independence

a group of rock strata.

a plan or course of action taken to achieve a particular purpose.

cost-cutting measures

a standard unit used to express the size, amount, or degree of something.

a furlong is an obsolete measure of length

ascertain the size, amount, or degree of (something) by using an instrument or device marked in standard units or by comparing it with an object of known size.

the amount of water collected is measured in pints

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