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.
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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.
Tiny nanoparticles play a gargantuan role in modern life, but experts have struggled to reach a consensus on the best way to assess and measure them. ...
Science Daily. Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019 11:03:15 EDT.
Tennessee state lawmakers wrapped up the second day of hearings on a controversial amendment that would ban abortions after a woman knows she is pregnant. The measure is expected to pass the Republican-controlled legislature. ...
CBS News. Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019 21:40:54 -0400.
If you write and submit guest content to other publications, it's important to track your return on investment. These metrics can help you measure the impact of your efforts.
By Forbes Agency Council, Communityvoice. Forbes. Monday, 5 Aug 2019 12:15:00 +0000.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A half-dozen organizations sued the Montana attorney general on Friday over the wording of a ballot referendum meant to limit local governments' ability to enact their own gun restrictions. ...
Matt Volz. Washington Times. Friday, 02 Aug 2019 18:20:17 -0400.
About 40% of U.S. cities that committed to cutting emissions are unable to assess their programs because costly tallies of their emissions are inadequate, says American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), nonprofit organization.
Voice of America. Thursday, 25 Jul 2019 21:09:33 -0400.
A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas , including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. ...
NPR. Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019 13:50:21 +0000.
RoomIt and GBTA launched a study to measure the factors influencing sentiment among business travelers across the globe. Survey respondents feel strongly that travel is integral to the success of their business. ...
Hsyndicate. Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019 11:40:18 +0200.
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