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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of ascertaining the dimensions; apportionment.

Usage examples (35)
  • We found the mountain to be 4860 feet above the sea, barometrical admeasurement, and the flagstaff itself in latitude
  • Surely hard biting is sufficiently appreciable by the person bitten without any visual admeasurement of the masseter muscles or the zygomatic arches.
  • This settlement contains, by admeasurement, 134 acres, a part of which is planted with maize, very backward, but in general tolerably good, and beautifully green.
  • The circumference of the first admeasurement is marked upon for more
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