measured measured  /ˈmɛ ʒərd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having notes of fixed rhythmic value
  2. (adj) the rhythmic arrangement of syllables
  3. (adj) carefully thought out in advance
  4. (adj) unhurried and with care and dignity

Usage(s):

  1. It weighed 7,000 lbs, measured almost 19 ft.
  2. The response from the YouTubers was less measured.
  3. Racism bothers him so much, but he wanted to attack it in a measured, professional manner.

News

  1. Alzheimer's brain change measured in humans

    Scientists have measured a significant and potentially pivotal difference between the brains of patients with an inherited form of Alzheimer's disease and healthy family members who do not carry a mutation for the disease.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. How Accurate Are Fitness Trackers?

    Activity monitors accurately measured energy expenditure when volunteers walked briskly but were far less reliable in tracking the energy costs of light-intensity activities like standing or cleaning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Phys Ed: How Accurate Are Fitness Trackers?

    Activity monitors accurately measured energy expenditure when volunteers walked briskly but were far less reliable in tracking the energy costs of light-intensity activities like standing or cleaning.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "It's time to grow up and recognize that if we're serious about this threat, we've got to take reasonable, measured but nevertheless determined steps to getting better security," Chertoff said.
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Michael Chertoff Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "The media may be free to second-guess the military decision, but his (Bush's) captains are not and they take it very seriously," Perino told reporters aboard Air Force One. "They have deliberate and measured ways to engage other traffic...
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "In the 20th century a country's might was too often measured in what they could destroy. In the 21st, strength should be measured by what we can build together," Alexander said, in comments interpreted by British media as signaling a change in...
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Douglas Alexander Source: Reuters Canada

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