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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Measurement  \Meas"ure*ment\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  or  result  of  measuring;  mensuration;  as 
  measurement  is  required. 
  2.  The  extent,  size,  capacity,  amount.  or  quantity 
  ascertained  by  measuring;  as  its  measurement  is  five 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  magnitude  as  determined  by  measurement  or  calculation  [syn: 
  2:  the  act  or  process  of  measuring;  "he  made  a  careful 
  measurement";  "his  mental  measurings  proved  remarkably 
  accurate"  [syn:  {measuring},  {measure},  {mensuration}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
    The  act  or  process  of  measuring;  a  figure,  extent, 
  or  amount  obtained  by  measuring. 

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