measuring measuring  /ˈmɛ ʒə rɪŋ/


  • (n) the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule



  1. Like its Marvel Comics-worthy name, the car was a bit of a monster, measuring over 20 ft.
  2. A smaller, home version--measuring about 1.
  3. By timing the revolutions per second of the cogwheel and measuring the distance to the mirror, it was easy to calculate the speed of the light.


  1. HubShout to Release REAL SEO Plans for Resellers

    Falls Church, VA -- After months of internal testing, measuring end-user results and benchmarking services against competitors, HubShout, a leading SEO reseller, website reseller and online marketing firm, ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. dunnhumby Reveals America's Most Customer-Centric Food Service Retailers, According to Their Customers

    dunnhumby, the world’s leading customer science company, today released their first Customer Centricity Index measuring how well retailers are responding to the needs and wants of their customers - through the eyes of their customers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. China is “outsourcing” pollution internally to meet carbon emissions targets

    Measuring carbon dioxide emissions by where they occur is not terribly helpful, according to a study by an American research body, because countries easily fall into the habit of outsourcing their pollution ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "The national media has written us off.," McCain says in excerpts released by the campaign. "Sen. Obama is measuring the drapes and planning with Speaker Pelosi and Sen. Reid to raise taxes, increase spending, take away your right to vote by...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: John McCain Source:

  2. "This is one of a handful of organizations that you automatically say yes to," Torre said. "When I think of the Dodgers I think of efficiency, I think of pride, I think of measuring stick."
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Joe Torre Source:

  3. In October 2006, President George W. Bush said congressional Democrats "were measuring the drapes" and planning to take control of Congress.
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: President Bush Source: GMA

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