## Another word for measurement

The act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity:

measure, mensuration, metrology. See big

The act or process of ascertaining dimensions, quantity, or capacity:

measure, mensuration, metrology. See big

- Thus the whole method of
**measurement**in geometry as described in the elementary textbooks and the older treatises is obscure to the last degree. - Complex spectra of stars of the solar type this is by no means the case; for, as Dr Hartmann remarks, " in the first place the lines in these spectra are so numerous that their complete
**measurement**and reduction would require many days, and in the second place a rigorous reduction of such material has hitherto not been at all possible because the wave-lengths of the lines are not known with sufficient accuracy. - The celebrated Newland oak in Gloucestershire, known for centuries as "the great oak," was by the latest
**measurement**472 ft. - AMPEREMETER, or Ammeter, an instrument for the
**measurement**of electric currents in terms of the unit called the ampere. - The above-described gravity type can be employed with certain restrictions for the
**measurement**of alternating currents.

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