Meaning of MEASUREMENT in English


/ ˈmeʒəmənt; NAmE ˈmeʒərm-/ noun


[ U ] the act or the process of finding the size, quantity or degree of sth :

the metric system of measurement

Accurate measurement is very important in science.


[ C , usually pl. ] the size, length or amount of sth :

to take sb's chest / waist measurement

Do you know your measurements (= the size of parts of your body) ?

The exact measurements of the room are 3 metres 20 by 2 metres 84.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.