Etymology
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measurement (n.)

1718, "act of measuring," from measure (v.) + -ment. Meaning "a dimension ascertained by measuring" is from 1748. Related: Measurements.

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Definitions of measurement

measurement (n.)
the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule;
the measurements were carefully done
Synonyms: measuring / measure / mensuration
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