What does the word measurement mean?

Usage examples for measurement

  1. So a favorite son could hardly have retained the purity that women take as a standard of measurement. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. If the quantity of heat that is produced by burning a food is measured, the measurement indicates the quantity of energy that the food is capable of giving to the body. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  3. He should not be brought too closely to real measurement. – The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot