Translation of measurement in Spanish:

measurement

Pronunciation: /ˈmeʒərmənt; ˈmeʒəmənt/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (act) medición (feminine) the metric system of measurement el sistema métrico decimal
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    • Strict limits on the ratio of punitive to compensatory damages would elevate the importance of accurate measurement of compensatory harm.
    • Lack of accurate audience measurement is a main hold-up.
    • Coring also will make crop insurance yield measurement more accurate since it tends to level the surface of the grain in the bin.
    1.2 countable/numerable (dimension) medida (feminine) leg measurement largo (masculine) de pierna chest measurement contorno (masculine) de pecho waist measurement cintura (f), talle (m) to take sb's measurements tomarle las medidas a algn
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    • If tree size within an orchard block is variable, then choose the measurements for the average size of the larger trees.
    • But some clothes marketers have discovered that they have had to go beyond physical measurements to satisfy consumers with apparel that fits.
    • This study looked at 342 men and women older than 65 who did not normally consume high amounts of calcium and whose BMD measurements were average for their age.

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