Associations to the word «Measured»


MEASURED, adjective. That has been determined by measurement.
MEASURED, adjective. Deliberate but restrained.
MEASURED, adjective. (of poetry &c.) Rhythmically written in meter; metrical.
MEASURED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of measure
MEASURED MILE, noun. A length of one nautical mile, the limits of which have been accurately measured and are indicated by ranges ashore. It is used by ships to calibrate logs, revolution counters, etc. as well as to measure the ship's speed.

Dictionary definition

MEASURED, adjective. Having notes of fixed rhythmic value.
MEASURED, adjective. The rhythmic arrangement of syllables.
MEASURED, adjective. Carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony".
MEASURED, adjective. Unhurried and with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope