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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.
    http://www.metricconversion.us/system.htm
  • 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.
    http://www.barometers.us/styles.htm
  • Metric Conversion
    Metric units are used to measure length, area, volume, weight, pressure, energy, and temperature and are different from commonly used English measurements.
    http://www.metricconversion.us/
  • 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.
    http://www.weatherinstruments.us/
  • 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.
    http://www.netratings.com/
  • 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.
    http://www.top500.org/
The following articles provide recent measure-related news.
  • How hot are atoms in the shock wave of an exploding star?
    A new method to measure the temperature of atoms during the explosive death of a star will help scientists understand the shock wave that occurs as a result of this supernova explosion.
    Science Daily.  Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 11:48:59 EST.
  • Court extends Yefremov arrest for two more months
    Luhansk region’s Starobilsk District Court on Monday extended the preventive measure in the form of arrest to the ex-Party of Regions leader Oleksandr Yefremov. ...
    Anastasia Shepeleva.  Kyiv Post.  Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 11:31:19 +0000.
  • Eight Ways To Measure Your Success On LinkedIn
    If you pay attention, you can learn a lot about the strength of your personal brand from a series of metrics that LinkedIn tracks for you.
    By William Arruda, Contributor.  Forbes.  Monday, 21 Jan 2019 09:25:00 -0500.
  • Move to stop child abduction by a parent
    The authorities have put in place a measure to prevent children from being spirited away from Singapore when their parents' relationship turns sour.
    Straits Times.  Sunday, 20 Jan 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
  • How the CMS picks winners of valuable quality measure contracts
    Healthcare quality analysts say favoritism toward incumbents and fear of disrupting the status quo are major reasons why the same groups are repeatedly selected to develop and maintain quality measures for the CMS.
    Modern Healthcare.  Saturday, 19 Jan 2019 00:01:00 EST.
  • French universities refuse to charge international students 16 times more
    French university chiefs have said they will not charge non-EU students higher fees next year, when a new measure which means international students could pay up to 16 times more will come into force. *French language learner article.*
    The Local.  Friday, 18 Jan 2019 10:46:08 +0100.
  • House rejects GOP measure to pay workers but not open government
    The House rejected a GOP measure to pay furloughed workers but keep the government closed in a 195-222 vote.Six Democrats voted for the GOP measure, offered as an ...
    Juliegrace Brufke.  The Hill.  Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 17:58:10 +0000.
  • UK house sales outlook weakest in 20 years as Brexit nears
    A measure of expected British house sales over the next three months was the weakest on record in December as Brexit approached, a survey of property valuers showed on Thursday.
    CNBC.  Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 09:02 GMT.
  • Commuters and students 'short-changed by the government'
    The inflation measure used to calculate some train fares and loan repayments is flawed, a Lords committee says.
    BBC News.  Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 00:07:54 GMT.
The following digital image illustrates the word measure.
Tape Measure and Pencil on a Wooden Board
Tape Measure and Pencil on a Wooden Board

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