Associations to the word «Measurement»


MEASUREMENT, noun. The act of measuring.
MEASUREMENT, noun. Magnitude (or extent or amount) determined by an act of measuring.
MEASUREMENT PROBLEM, noun. (quantum mechanics) The unresolved problem what causes a wavefunction to collapse into an eigenstate, or if wavefunctions collapse at all.
MEASUREMENT TON, noun. A unit of volume for cargo freight usually reckoned at 40 U.S. or Imperial cubic feet.
MEASUREMENT TONS, noun. Plural of measurement ton

Dictionary definition

MEASUREMENT, noun. The act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke