Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
See: area
References in classic literature ?
The reader will perhaps best appreciate the amount of difference in these workers, by my giving not the actual measurements, but a strictly accurate illustration: the difference was the same as if we were to see a set of workmen building a house of whom many were five feet four inches high, and many sixteen feet high; but we must suppose that the larger workmen had heads four instead of three times as big as those of the smaller men, and jaws nearly five times as big.
Measurement owes its existence to Earth; Estimation of quantity to Measurement; Calculation to Estimation of quantity; Balancing of chances to Calculation; and Victory to Balancing of chances.
I will translate that child-murder word for word, to give the reader a realizing sense of what a fifth part of the reading-matter of a Munich daily actually is when it comes under measurement of the eye:
Thompson, surveyor to the Northwest Company; who, by the joint means of the barometer and trigonometric measurement, ascertained it to be twenty-five thousand feet above the level of the sea; an elevation only inferior to that of the Himalayas.
Tahoe is one thousand five hundred and twenty-five feet deep in the centre, by the state geologist's measurement. They say the great peak opposite this town is five thousand feet high: but I feel sure that three thousand feet of that statement is a good honest lie.
He began to get accurate measurement of his strength and his weakness, and to know when to be bold and when to be cautious.
In particular, the calculation of uncertainty is extremely valuable in assessing any measurement discrepancies found as if it is not comparable to the other measurements then the confidence in the result will be low.
This drives the need for conducting such application-layer measurements. It is important to enable cloud service providers to evaluate their service performance from the perspective of end-users.
As the economy continues to change, creating new financial, operational and market challenges, having the right performance measurements are a necessity if a company intends to maintain control, respond to challenges and improve performance.
Customers accepted the operating companies' measurements without question.
The relationship between viscosity measurements from capillary rheometers vs.
It appears impossible to differentiate between low-level chronic Pb exposure and a high-level short Pb exposure based on a single BPb measurement; therefore, serial BPb measurements offer a better estimation of possible health outcomes.

Full browser ?