the period of a musical piece that encompasses a complete cycle of the time signature, e.g., in 4/4 time, a measure has four quarter-note beats

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(from the article `rhythm`) ...music such grouping is achieved by actual stress; i.e., by periodically making one note stronger than the others. When the stress occurs at ...

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(mezh´әr) to determine the amount or extent of something. a specific amount or extent of something. a graduated scale by which the size or shape of something can be determined.

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*n]* - musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats 2. [n] - any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal 3. [n] - how much there is of something that you can measure 4. [v] - have certain dimensions 5. [v] - place a value on 6. [v] - determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurement...

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• (n.) The contents of a vessel by which quantity is measured; a quantity determined by a standard; a stated or limited quantity or amount. • (n.) The space between two bars. • (n.) To adjust by a rule or standard. • (n.) Undefined quantity; extent; degree. • (a.) The act of measuring; measurement. • (n.) The dimension...

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valuate *verb* place a value on; judge the worth of something; `I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional`

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quantity *noun* how much there is of something that you can quantify

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*[data warehouse]* In a data warehouse, a measure is a property on which calculations (e.g., sum, count, average, minimum, maximum) can be made. ==Example== For example if a retail store sold a specific product, the quantity and prices of each item sold could be added or averaged to find the total number of items sold and total or average pri...

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*[mathematics]* In mathematical analysis, a measure on a set is a systematic way to assign a number to each suitable subset of that set, intuitively interpreted as its size. In this sense, a measure is a generalization of the concepts of length, area, and volume. A particularly important example is the Lebesgue measure on a Euclidean space, w...

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*[Noun]* Plural form: measures. Steps or a course of action

Example: I took measures to improve the attendance rate of my Numeracy students by sending letters home to their parents.

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*[physics]* The measure in quantum physics is the integration measure used for performing a path integral. In quantum field theory, one must sum over all possible histories of a system. When summing over possible histories, which may be very similar to each other, one has to decide when two histories are to be considered different, and when t...

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*[typography]* Measure (or sometimes `The Measure`) in typography is the length of a line of text. For a single-column design measure should ideally lie between 40 and 80 characters. Many typographers consider the perfect measure to be 65 characters. If the lines are too short then the text becomes disjointed, if they are too long the content...

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**Meas'ure** (mĕzh'ur; 135)

* noun* [ Middle English

* mesure* , French

* mesure* , Latin

* mensura* , from

* metiri* ,

* mensus* , to measure; akin to

* metrum* poetical measure, Greek

me`tron , English

* meter* . Confer

__ Immense__ ,

__ Mensuration__ ,...

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**Meas'ure** * intransitive verb* ** 1.** To make a measurement or measurements.

** 2.** To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain

* measures* well; the pieces

* measure* unequally.

** 3.** To be of a certain size or quantity, or to have a certain length, breadth, or thickness, o...

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**Meas'ure** * transitive verb* [

* imperfect & past participle * __ Measured__ ;

* present participle & verbal noun * __ Measuring__ .] [ French

* mesurer* , Latin

* mensurare* . See

__ Measure__ ,

* noun* ]

** 1.** To ascert...

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1. To make a measurement or measurements. ... 2. To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the pieces measure unequally. ... 3. 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 me...

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a function or a quantity used to describe a random variable or a random process NOTE - For a random variable, examples of measures are the distribution function and the mean.

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a group of beats between bar lines; also, all the notes between two bar lines.

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A measure is the amount of time in between two bar lines. Sometimes, a measure can be called a bar.

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A noun, in the mathematical language of measure theory: a measure is a function from sets to the real line. Probability is a common kind of measure in economic models. Other measures are the counting measure, which is the number of elements in the set, the length measure, the area measure, and the volume measure. Length, area, and volume are define...

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A rhythmic grouping or metrical unit that contains a fixed number of beats

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A way of gauging how big something is – in terms of length, volume, or some other quality. One of the strangest facts in mathematics is that some objects exist that can't be measured. In the language of sets, the basic rules (somewhat simplified) of mathematical measures are as follows: (1) th...

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in mathematics, generalization of the concepts of length and area to arbitrary sets of points not composed of intervals or rectangles. Abstractly, a ... [1 related articles]

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measure, in music, a metrical unit having a given number of beats, the first of which normally is accented, although the accent may be displaced by syncopation. Measures are separated on the staff by vertical lines called bars. The term bar has become synonymous with measure. The consistent division...

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the distance between the fencers

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