Origin of measurement
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The distance of the moon from the earth is just now the subject of re-measurement.History of Astronomy
- the act or process of measuring
- an amount, extent, or size determined by measuring
- a system of measures based on a particular standard
Word Origin and History for re-measurement
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A method of determining quantity, capacity, or dimension. Several systems of measurement exist, each one comprising units whose amounts have been arbitrarily set and agreed upon by specific groups. While the United States Customary System remains the most commonly used system of measurement in the United States, the International System is accepted all over the world as the standard system for use in science.
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