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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.
  • Solving the big problem of measuring tiny nanoparticles
    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 lawmakers wrap up second day of debate on controversial abortion bill
    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.
  • America heaps more sanctions on Venezuela
    The harsh new measure will allow the United States to move against any company, or person, trading with the authoritarian regime
    Economist.  Thursday, 08 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000.
  • 10 Metrics To Use When Measuring ROI For Guest Content
    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.
  • Lawsuit challenges ballot language on Montana gun measure
    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.
  • Facebook Experiments With Mind-Reading Tech to Control VR
    It involves using infrared light to measure brain activity to translate thoughts into computer commands.
    Michael Kan.  Entrepreneur.  Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019 14:28:43 GMT.
  • Report: Many US Cities Cannot Measure Climate Emissions Progress
    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.
  • Judge Temporarily Blocks New Arkansas Abortion Restrictions From Becoming Law
    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.
  • Happy Travels: 5 Ways To Boost Traveler Satisfaction
    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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Tape Measure and Pencil on a Wooden Board
Tape Measure and Pencil on a Wooden Board

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