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 evaluated.
Measure 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.