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measure out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v measure out determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of "Measure the length of the wall"
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  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    “The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.”
  • Orison Swett Marden
    “You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them.”
  • William Shakespeare
    “They say men are molded out of faults, and for the most, become much more the better; for being a little bad. [Measure For Measure]”
  • Ian Mcewan
    Ian Mcewan
    “By measuring individual human worth, the novelist reveals the full enormity of the State's crime when it sets out to crush that individuality.”
  • T. S. Eliot
    “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.”
  • Bible
    “Give, and it shall be given to you. For whatever measure you deal out to others, it will be dealt to you in return.”


In literature:

Dr. Moore, however, is somewhat out of patience with you, and proposes drastic measures.
"Acton's Feud" by Frederick Swainson
The debate on the measure usually brings out the reasons for, and those against, its passage.
"Elements of Civil Government" by Alexander L. Peterman
It just hasn't measured out any year, and I never stopped to count it at so much.
"Rose of Old Harpeth" by Maria Thompson Daviess
Then Cheiron took his lyre, and all the lads joined hands, and as he played they danced to his measure, in and out and round and round.
"Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12)" by Various
Rest was out of the question, his whole thoughts being occupied in the contrivance of measures for his own immediate safety.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
It is doubtful whether public sentiment at the present time will allow the measure to be thoroughly carried out.
"Disease and Its Causes" by William Thomas Councilman
Enforce the measure by legislation, and gold would at once flee out of the country.
"American Eloquence, Volume IV. (of 4) Studies In American Political History (1897)" by Various
He weighed and measured out to them, their week's allowance of food every Sabbath morning.
"Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave, Written by Himself" by Henry Bibb
Dunn was there, with several others, measuring out distances and chalking lanes.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
All measurements are then laid out and the design is cut, changing the stock in the lathe when necessary.
"A Course In Wood Turning" by Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers
There king Sahadeva had celebrated a sacrifice measuring out the ground by a throw of the Samya.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
If she would not stop them out of respect to her mother and to him, then he would resort to other measures.
"The Day of the Beast" by Zane Grey
Soon a low, heavy sound, a measured stroke, came out of the fog.
"The Texan Scouts" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Qualities in the personality of Jesus obviously worked in transcendent measure to call out devotion.
"Edward Caldwell Moore" by Edward Moore
But now that question's out of the way ... you won't get such a bad measure with Trebell in opposition.
"Waste" by Granville Barker
I had got that dress out of the old trunk not ten minutes after I had read the letter and measured it.
"The Melting of Molly" by Maria Thompson Daviess
Measure out a hundred and forty millions of miles, and with that radius strike a circle.
"Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century" by Various
Get out your chain and measure off a straight line 10 feet long.
"The Scientific American Boy" by A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
Emboldened by his audience, spurred to desperate measures, Mr. Luce kicked out one of his rubber boots at the advancing Cap'n.
"The Skipper and the Skipped" by Holman Day
These twin deities, Mitra and Varuna, measured out the span of human life.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie

In poetry:

O my chief good,
How shall I measure out thy bloud?
How shall I count what thee befell,
And each grief tell?
"Good Friday" by George Herbert
Hid in the summer grass I lie,
Lost in the great blue cave;
My body gazes at the sky,
And measures out its grave.
"Songs of the Summer Nights" by George MacDonald
Faith 'tis nonsense out of measure,
Without ending thus to see
Women forced to taste a pleasure
Which they love as well as we.
"Songs Set To Music: 19. Set" by Matthew Prior
Oh, wert thou then the constant wind,--
To wake my echoes, and to play
The measures of thy own soul out
Upon my chords, for aye and aye!
"Aspirations" by Mathilde Blind
Of rising worlds by yonder wood.
Long sleeps the summer in the seed;
Run out your measured arcs, and lead
The closing cycle rich in good.
"In Memoriam A. H. H.: 105." by Alfred Lord Tennyson
No place for sound within their hearing,
No room to hope, no time for fearing,
No lips to laugh, no lids for tears.
The old years have run out all their measure;
No chance of pain, no chance of pleasure,
No fragment of the broken years.
"Ilicet" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

Approval of new laws that impact all Oklahomans should never be an easy change to make, and the process at the Capitol is meant to weed out bad ideas and poorly designed measures.
And they will find themselves out of business soon if they don't start measuring themselves more by relevance than by accuracy .
Sometimes you have to put away the fancy laser measure and break out the framing square.
Check out this CNBC slideshow of "ultimate protection measures" well out of reach of the average person.
ERIE — The bond measure that would have funded a new $6.2 million police and courts building in Erie has officially lost by 41 votes out of nearly 10,500 cast, putting to rest one of the last unresolved ballot issues in the state.
It's what legislators are calling a cost saving measure for Medicaid, but some Rio Grande Valley pharmacists said it could put them out of business.
Maven's Morning Coffee: Rick Caruso is out, Sherman, Berman tangle at debate, former mayor seeks pension measure.
Out-of-State Tax Rule Measure Prop 39 Results Come In .
Measure correctly so you're not busting out.
Well, whip out your phone and use the Smart Measure app, and the knowledge will be yours in just a few seconds.
Historically, ballot measures on alcohol sales in Western North Carolina have been bitterly fought affairs, with pro and con forces battling it out publicly via billboards, church pulpits and through newspaper and radio advertising.
Or check out our recipe box for menus and recipes to match your pie, substitution guides and measurement conversion charts.
There's been a lot of talk lately on the ins and outs of a new supplemental poverty measure being developed by the US Census Bureau.
South Korean media has kicked into overdrive to speculate on whether she is pregnant or whether she was kept out of the public eye as a disciplinary measure for a perceived slight.
Temperature and Pressure Resources You Can Use Check Out The Latest Online Resources We Have Gathered for You on Temperature and Pressure Measuring Devices.

In science:

During the cooling and the reheating, out-of-phase ac-susceptibility χ′′ is measured as a function of temperature.
Numerical Study of Aging in the Generalized Random Energy Model
The precise form of the equilibrium measure is given in and using this we can work out the asymptotic height function.
Non-intersecting Paths, Random Tilings and Random Matrices
Distance measured in terms of in-degree (open symbols) and out-degree (filled symbols).
Adaptive Random Walks on the Class of Web Graph
The gas with unstable temperatures is expected to be out of thermal equilibrium, suggesting that it can be observationally distinguished by simultaneously measuring two of its thermodynamic variables.
The nonlinear development of the thermal instability in the atomic ISM and its interaction with random fluctuations
A measurement of the signal from single photoelectrons was carried out using a 60Co gamma source, which was placed just outside the MiniPlug vessel.
The CDF MiniPlug Calorimeters
Measuring cooled fractions in groups and clusters is difficult, mainly due to the lack of sensitivity in the X-ray instruments to measure hot gas masses out to the virial radius.
The impact of galaxy formation on X-ray groups
Usually, microscopic fluctuations average out so that they can not easily be extracted from macroscopic measurements.
Broad distribution effects in sums of lognormal random variables
With the aim of measuring the remaining redshifts and for confirming the Hα emission of these galaxies we carried out the spectroscopic survey presented in this paper.
Optical spectroscopy and the UV luminosity function of galaxies in the Abell 1367, Coma and Virgo clusters
When studying randomcluster measures which arise through limits of finite-volume measures, it turns out to be natural to restrict oneself to equivalence classes which are ‘closed’ when viewed as subsets of R2 .
Branching Processes, and Random-Cluster Measures on Trees
To find out what single point resolution might be feasible, a series of measurements was carried out with cosmic muons at various magnetic fields up to 4 T, the value proposed in the technical design report for TESLA .
Spatial Resolution Studies with a GEM-TPC in High Magnetic Fields
In the transient bifurcation one stationary measure out of two stationary measures existing previous to the bifurcation disappears.
Bifurcations of stationary measures of random diffeomorphisms
B −→ ρ′′B = D2 (µ)ρ′BD†2 (µ). A more realistic ensemble description of the pro jective measurements carried out by Alice yields the teleported state ρout = Z Z dqdpP (q, p)ρ′′B .
Entanglement and Teleportation of Gaussian States of the Radiation Field
If the quantum coin is measured at every step, then the record of the measurement outcomes singles out a particular classical path.
Quantum walks with random phase shifts
The secondary absorption appears to be weaker because the disk sector responsible for it is thinner (measured out of the disk plane) than the opposing segment by about the same factor. 8.
The magnetic Bp star 36 Lyncis, II. A spectroscopic analysis of its co-rotating disk
The dimension of the ancilla must be at least equal to the number of outcomes from the measurement and the number of orthogonal pro jectors on the ancilla. A pro jective measurement can be carried out as a sequence of weak generalized measurements .
Decomposing generalized measurements into continuous stochastic processes