# Measure: Wikis

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# Encyclopedia

Measure can mean:

In law:

Other:

• Measurement, the process of establishing the magnitude of some attribute of an object relative to some unit of measurement
• Measure (mathematics), a way to assign non-negative real numbers to subsets
• Measure (physics), a way to integrate over all possible histories of a system in quantum field theory
• Bar (music) or measure is a unit of time in Western music representing a regular grouping of beats
• Countermeasure, is a system designed to prevent weapons from acquiring and/or destroying a target
• Coal measure is a seam of coal
• Measure (termination), a way to describe termination of processes, algorithms, or functions
• Measure (bartending) (also called a "jigger"), a bartending tool used to measure liquor

# Bible wiki

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

### From BibleWiki

Several words are so rendered in the Authorized Version. (1.) Those which are indefinite. (a) Hok, Isa. 5:14, elsewhere "statute." (b) Mad, Job 11:9; Jer. 13:25, elsewhere "garment." (c) Middah, the word most frequently thus translated, Ex. 26:2, 8, etc. (d) Mesurah, Lev. 19:35; 1 Chr. 23:29. (e) Mishpat, Jer. 30:11, elsewhere "judgment." (f) Mithkoneth and token, Ezek. 45:11. (g) In New Testament metron, the usual Greek word thus rendered (Matt. 7:2; 23:32; Mark 4:24).

(2.) Those which are definite. (a) 'Eyphah, Deut. 25:14, 15, usually "ephah." (b) Ammah, Jer. 51:13, usually "cubit." (c) Kor, 1 Kings 4:22, elsewhere "cor;" Greek koros, Luke 16:7. (d) Seah, Gen. 18:6; 1 Sam. 25:18, a seah; Greek saton, Matt. 13:33; Luke 13:21. (e) Shalish, "a great measure," Isa. 40:12; literally a third, i.e., of an ephah. (f) In New Testament batos, Luke 16:6, the Hebrew "bath;" and choinix, Rev. 6:6, the choenix, equal in dry commodities to one-eighth of a modius.

This entry includes text from Easton's Bible Dictionary, 1897.

# Simple English

For Measure in music notation see bar (music)
Simple English Wiktionary has the word meaning for:

To measure something is to give a number to some property of the thing. Measuring something puts the amount of the thing into numbers.

## What can be Measured?

Many things can be measured. Some properties of things that can be measured:

• Distance: For example, distance measurements can be used to answer the following questions;
• How far is the city from here?
• How far apart are these two trees?
• How long is this stick?
• Weight: For example, weight measurements can be used to answer the following questions;
• What is more heavy, this group of apples or that group of bananas?
• Did John gain weight in the last year?
• Will putting this rock in the boat make the boat sink?
• Temperature: For example, temperature measurements can be used to answer the following questions;
• Is it hotter today in London or in Paris?
• Will this ice turn into water if I put it inside?
• Is Sally sick? Does Sally have a fever?
• Volume: For example, volume measurements can be used to answer the following questions;
• How many pails of water do I need to fill up the bath tub?
• How much olive oil do I put in this food I am making?
• How many blocks can I fit in this box?
• Pressure: For example, pressure measurements can be used to answer the following questions;
• How much air should I put in this automobile tire?
• Will the weather stay good or will we have a storm?
• Will my ears pop when I climb that hill?

One can measure many other things.

## Units of Measurement

Most properties are measured using a number and a unit of measurement. The unit of measurement is a standard amount. The number compares the property to that standard amount. This means a tree that is ten times as tall as a meter stick is 10 meters tall.

## Measure Theory

There is an advanced part of mathematics that is about measuring things with unusual characteristics. This is called measure theory.

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