a region or part of a town, a country, or the world.
the maximum amount that something can contain
(General Engineering) (of an instrument) calibrated so that a given quantity to be measured can be read directly off the scale without the need of a multiplying constant
direct reading
instruments used by researchers and practitioners to aid in evaluating different variables in their patients/clients/subjects
measurement tool
an amount of space between two things or people
a system bringing sensors and computers together to automate measurement
indirect reading
the measurement or extent of something from end to end; the greater of two or the greatest of three dimensions of a body.
a coherent, typically large body of matter with no definite shape
the action of measuring something
the decimal measuring system based on the meter, liter, and gram as units of length
metric system
a gauge that measures small distances or thicknesses between its two faces,
Accuracy is the degree of agreement between the experimental result and the true value
precision measurement
a system of maintaining standards in manufactured products by testing a sample of the output against the specification.
quality control
one of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct within a particular activity or sphere.
a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles
an object, system, or experiment that bears a defined relationship to a unit of measurement of a physical quantity.
standard measurement
the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object, especially as expressed according to a comparative scale and shown by a thermometer or perceived by touch.
The main system of weights and measures used in the United States and a few other countries.
U.S. customary systems
a book forming part of a work or series
a body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it, giving rise to a downward force; the heaviness of a person or thing.