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In order that the punishments of different classes of crime may be proportional, the punishments should be commensurable.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.
This is usually proved first for the commensurable case and then for the incommensurable one.The Teaching of Geometry
David Eugene Smith
Conversation, as we know, denotes an interchange of commensurable meanings.The Approach to Philosophy
Ralph Barton Perry
Not that crimes and jests are commensurable or approximable; but they are before the same judge.
The large powers conferred by it have no commensurable relation to the duties which attach to the position of neutrality.Letters To "The Times" Upon War And Neutrality (1881-1920)
Thomas Erskine Holland
- having a common factor
- having units of the same dimensions and being related by whole numbershours and minutes are commensurable