1. Noun.  The quantity, size, weight, distance or capacity of a substance compared to a designated standard.
  2. Noun.  An (unspecified) quantity or capacity :.
  3. Noun.  The precise designated distance between two objects or points.
  4. Noun.  The act of measuring.
  5. Noun.  A musical designation consisting of all notes and or rests delineated by two vertical bars; an equal and regular division of the whole of a composition.
  6. Noun.  A rule, ruler or measuring stick.
  7. Noun.  A tactic, strategy or piece of legislation.
  8. Noun.  (mathematics) A function that assigns a non-negative number to a given set following the mathematical nature that is common among length, volume, probability and the like.
  9. Noun.  An indicator; Something used to assess some property.
  10. Verb.  To ascertain the quantity of a unit of material via calculated comparison with respect to a standard.
  11. Verb.  To estimate the unit size of something.
  12. Verb.  To obtain or set apart; to mark in even increments.
  13. Verb.  (rare) To traverse, cross, pass along; to travel over.

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