Admeasure - (v. t.) To measure.
Admeasure - (v. t.) To determine the proper share of, or the proper
apportionment; as, to admeasure dower; to admeasure common of pasture.
Admeasure - (v. t.) The measure of a thing; dimensions; size.
Admeasure - (v. t.) Formerly, the adjustment of proportion, or
ascertainment of shares, as of dower or pasture held in common. This
was by writ of admeasurement, directed to the sheriff.
Admeasurer - (n.) One who admeasures.
Commeasurable - (a.) Having the same measure; commensurate; proportional.
Commeasure - (v. t.) To be commensurate with; to equal.
Immeasurability - (n.) The quality of being immeasurable;
Immeasurable - (a.) Incapble of being measured; indefinitely extensive;
illimitable; immensurable; vast.
Immeasurableness - (n.) The state or quality of being immeasurable.
Immeasurably - (adv.) In an immeasurable manner or degree.
Immeasured - (a.) Immeasurable.
Mease - (n.) Five hundred; as, a mease of herrings.
Measelry - (n.) Leprosy.
Measle - (n.) A leper.
Measle - (n.) A tapeworm larva. See 2d Measles, 4.
Measled - (a.) Infected or spotted with measles, as pork.
Measles - (n.) Leprosy; also, a leper.
Measles - (n.) A contagious febrile disorder commencing with catarrhal
symptoms, and marked by the appearance on the third day of an eruption
of distinct red circular spots, which coalesce in a crescentic form,
are slightly raised above the surface, and after the fourth day of the
eruption gradually decline; rubeola.
Measles - (n.) A disease of cattle and swine in which the flesh is filled
with the embryos of different varieties of the tapeworm.
Measles - (n.) A disease of trees.
Measles - (n.) The larvae of any tapeworm (Taenia) in the cysticerus
stage, when contained in meat. Called also bladder worms.
Measly - (a.) Infected with measles.
Measly - (a.) Containing larval tapeworms; -- said of pork and beef.
Measurable - (a.) Capable of being measured; susceptible of mensuration
Measurable - (a.) Moderate; temperate; not excessive.
Measure - (n.) A standard of dimension; a fixed unit of quantity or
extent; an extent or quantity in the fractions or multiples of which
anything is estimated and stated; hence, a rule by which anything is
adjusted or judged.
Measure - (n.) An instrument by means of which size or quantity is
measured, as a graduated line, rod, vessel, or the like.
Measure - (n.) The dimensions or capacity of anything, reckoned according
to some standard; size or extent, determined and stated; estimated
extent; as, to take one's measure for a coat.
Measure - (n.) The contents of a vessel by which quantity is measured; a
quantity determined by a standard; a stated or limited quantity or
Measure - (n.) Extent or degree not excessive or beyong bounds;
moderation; due restraint; esp. in the phrases, in measure; with
measure; without or beyond measure.
Measure - (n.) Determined extent, not to be exceeded; limit; allotted
share, as of action, influence, ability, or the like; due proportion.
Measure - (n.) The quantity determined by measuring, especially in buying
and selling; as, to give good or full measure.
Measure - (n.) Undefined quantity; extent; degree.
Measure - (n.) Regulated division of movement
Measure - (n.) A regulated movement corresponding to the time in which
the accompanying music is performed; but, especially, a slow and
stately dance, like the minuet.
Measure - (n.) The group or grouping of beats, caused by the regular
recurrence of accented beats.
Measure - (n.) The space between two bars.
Measure - (a.) The manner of ordering and combining the quantities, or
long and short syllables; meter; rhythm; hence, a foot; as, a poem in
Measure - (a.) A number which is contained in a given number a number of
times without a remainder; as in the phrases, the common measure, the
greatest common measure, etc., of two or more numbers.
Measure - (a.) A step or definite part of a progressive course or policy;
a means to an end; an act designed for the accomplishment of an object;
as, political measures; prudent measures; an inefficient measure.
Measure - (a.) The act of measuring; measurement.
Measure - (a.) Beds or strata; as, coal measures; lead measures.
Measured - (imp. & p. p.) of Measure
Measuring - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Measure
Measure - (n.) To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute
or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by a
certain rule or standard; to take the dimensions of; hence, to
estimate; to judge of; to value; to appraise.
Measure - (n.) To serve as the measure of; as, the thermometer measures
changes of temperature.
Measure - (n.) To pass throught or over in journeying, as if laying off
and determining the distance.
Measure - (n.) To adjust by a rule or standard.
Measure - (n.) To allot or distribute by measure; to set off or apart by
measure; -- often with out or off.
Measure - (v. i.) To make a measurement or measurements.
Measure - (v. i.) To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain
measures well; the pieces measure unequally.
Measure - (v. i.) To be of a certain size or quantity, or to have a
certain length, breadth, or thickness, or a certain capacity according
to a standard measure; as, cloth measures three fourths of a yard; a
tree measures three feet in diameter.
Measured - (a.) Regulated or determined by a standard; hence, equal;
uniform; graduated; limited; moderated; as, he walked with measured
steps; he expressed himself in no measured terms.
Measureless - (a.) Without measure; unlimited; immeasurable.
Measurement - (n.) The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as,
measurement is required.
Measurement - (n.) The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity
ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five acres.
Measurer - (n.) One who measures; one whose occupation or duty is to
measure commondities in market.
Measuring - (a.) Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or
dividing by measure.
Mismeasure - (v. t.) To measure or estimate incorrectly.
Mismeasurement - (n.) Wrong measurement.
Outmeasure - (v. t.) To exceed in measure or extent; to measure more
Overmeasure - (v. t.) To measure or estimate too largely.
Overmeasure - (n.) Excessive measure; the excess beyond true or proper
Passymeasure - (n.) See Paspy.
Remeasure - (v. t.) To measure again; to retrace.
Unmeasurable - (a.) Immeasurable.
Water measure - () A measure formerly used for articles brought by water,
as coals, oysters, etc. The water-measure bushel was three gallons
larger than the Winchester bushel.
Water measurer - () Any one of numerous species of water; the skater. See
Skater, n., 2.