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The word measure is a noun.  Measure means (1) how much there is of something that you can quantify, (2) any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal, (3) the act or process of measuring, (4) measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements, (5) a statute in draft before it becomes law, (6) musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats, (7) (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse, (8) a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluatedMeasure is also a verb that means (1) express as a number or measure or quantity, (2) determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of, (3) place a value on; judge the worth of something, (4) have certain dimensions.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word measure.
  • The Metric System
    The metric system is a system of measurement that is used throughout much of the world. Learn about the metric system and find helpful links to metric prefixes and conversion tables.
  • Barometer Styles
    The aneroid barometer was invented in 1845. This type of barometer uses an evacuated sealed chamber instead of mercury to measure air pressure.
  • Metric Conversion
    Metric units are used to measure length, area, volume, weight, pressure, energy, and temperature and are different from commonly used English measurements.
  • Weather Instruments
    Weather instruments are used to measure different aspects of the weather and include thermometers, barometers, weather balloons, satellites, and more. Visit this site to learn about various weather instruments.
  • NetRatings
    Nielson/Netratings is a service of the Nielson Corporation that delivers Internet media and market research solutions. They measure Internet audience numbers and are a source for online advertising intelligence and strategies. The website describes all of their products and how they can be used. They also provide news and more.
  • TOP500 Supercomputing Sites
    In 1993, the top500 organization began to compile statistics and keep a list of the top 500 supercomputing sites. The list is updated twice a year. Linpack is the benchmark system that is used to measure other supercomputers against. The site also contains news and upcoming events involving supercomputers.
The following articles provide recent measure-related news.
  • Banks should measure their social impact
    As financial institutions struggle to regain public trust, they need to find more systematic ways to gauge how their work impacts consumers and communities.
    American Banker.  Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 21:17:11 GMT.
  • City council repeals measure to raise tipped worker wages
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The city council in the nation's capital has voted to repeal a measure passed this summer meant to raise tipped worker wages to match standard minimum wage by 2026. News outlets report the D.C. ...
    Washington Times.  Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 07:25:48 -0400.
  • Climate Diaries: Antarctica ice melting at an ever quicker rate
    NASA's newest satellite designed to measure ice sheets over the North and South Poles is in its permanent orbit. ...
    CBS News.  Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 13:03:49 +0000.
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Tape Measure and Pencil on a Wooden Board
Tape Measure and Pencil on a Wooden Board

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