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measurement

noun
     
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mea‧sure‧ment W3
1 [countable] the length, height etc of something
waist/chest/leg etc measurement
What's your waist measurement?
take/make measurements (=measure something)
Take measurements of the room before you buy any new furniture.
take somebody's measurements (=measure someone in order to make or get clothes for them)
The assistant took my measurements and showed me what was available in my size.
2 [uncountable] the act of measuring something
measurement of
the measurement of performance
accurate measurement of body temperature

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