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measuring system


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n measuring system instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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In literature:

He had not reduced all these unreasonable men's notions to a system by which to measure femininity.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 6, No 5, November 1864" by Various
An important measure touching the hard-money system of our country was passed in large part through the influence of President Jackson.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
This system of pedagogics pleased the young Lord very much, and the monk by this means had won his favor in the highest measure.
"Peter the Priest" by Mór Jókai
He commenced immediately an energetic system of measures to strengthen his own cause, and prepare the way for his own accession.
"William the Conqueror" by Jacob Abbott
Measures, a system of, for schools, 188, 404.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
Hitherto measurement has virtually stopped with our own solar system.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, November 1887" by Various
The extent of the anthropomorphization of gods in any system may be measured by the richness and refinement of its mythology.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
That the system of sanatory measures, adopted in Russia, did not any where stop the disease.
"Letters on the Cholera Morbus." by James Gillkrest
The feudal system, as before remarked, has, in a great measure, been thus outgrown in all the European states.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
I must now turn to the important legislative measures which were more essentially a part of the general system of codification.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Priggishness cannot be eradicated from the system in a moment, even by the most heroic measures.
"The Curse of Education" by Harold E. Gorst
One great drawback of the professorial system is certainly the small measure of personal advice that a student may get from the professors.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
He was an arranger of measures and leader of political forces, not an originator of ideas and systems.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
The destruction of the monasteries brought about, in a large measure, the dissolution of the educational system of the realm.
"Women of England, Volume 9 (of 10)" by Burleigh James Bartlett
To regulate the system of weights and measures.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 4" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
These three great systems of rocks measure in all some 30,000 ft. of strata.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
Measures made on the various systems which we have described give the apparent direction of a celestial object as seen by the observer.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
As things are better understood, the mind seeks system, taxonomy, quantitative measurement.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
This result is possible and in large measure is attained under the wage system.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter
It is our system; and a man comes to measure his greatness by the regrets, envies, and hatreds of his competitors.
"The Oxford Book of American Essays" by Various

In poetry:

They do it too at sich a rate
Wol mi owd system's aght o' date;
What we call folly, they call fate;
An all ther pleasur
Is ha to bring ther life's estate
To th' shortest measur.
"A Strange Stooary" by John Hartley

In news:

Christine Lagarde praised recent measures to shore up the euro zone's financial system, but said "more needs to happen, and faster.".
NEM Solutions will equip a newly-built depot with the automated system that measures and records all wheel wear and wheel safety parameters as trains leave and enter the maintenance depot.
After a scare when product showed up with listeria in Georgia in 2005, Guy Giordano of Vincent Giordano Corp. Bought an HPP system as a food safety measure.
The odds that scientists will someday be able to detect life elsewhere in the universe got a little better in December, when astronomers made the first measurement of the composition of a planet outside our solar system.
The measure before Congress, designed to fix parts of the financial system tied to the economy's meltdown, could affect executives' pay and stockbrokers ' relationships with clients.
Force Measurement Suspension System .
Microsoft VP Champions a New System of Measurement .
Early ' tape measure ' for size of our solar system (+video).
The new system is planned as a safety measure that will customize a vehicle's safety alert times based on the driver's mood.
But two other measures that would privatize the state liquor system and make it harder to toll highways are on more tenuous ground, with support at 50 percent and 49 percent respectively.
The new system will measure 80?
While the individual mandate remains tied up in the court system, a number of health care reform measures have taken hold.
Ametek Buys Micro- Poise Measurement Systems.
John Mendenhall assembles a measuring system for the TigerStop saw at the Vancouver headquarters.
Instead, it detects unobtrusive, passive retro-reflective targets placed in the studio environment using a scanning laser-based measurement system.

In science:

Shannon determined how to construct a formal measure of the amount of information within a system and the problems associated with the transmission of a message within a system and between systems.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Now let Gx = t−1 (x); there is a system of measure (Haar system) λ = (λx )x∈G0, where λx is a measure with support Gx such that for all f ∈ Cc (G1), x → Rg∈Rx f (g )λx(dg ) is continuous.
A Stringy Product on Twisted Orbifold K-theory
Ideal classical measurements do not affect other measurements or the system they measure.
Models of measurement for quantum fields and for classical continuous random fields
It is known that there are systems admitting no physical measure, but the only known cases are not robust, i.e. there are systems arbitrarily close which admit physical measures.
Random Dynamical Systems
See Snel et al. (2006) for further information about the ALMA accelerometer measurement system.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
Detailed descriptions of the technical capabilities of each measurement system are given in the associated references.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
In our scenario, the user (Alice) can choose the quantum system on which she makes a measurement to generate random bits but the adversary (Eve) controls the state of the quantum system but has no access to the measurement apparatus (the tomography setup, in our case).
Secure self-calibrating quantum random bit generator
Every generalized measurement can be performed by adding an ancilla to our given system, doing an appropriate unitary transforming both system and ancilla, followed by a pro jective measurement on the ancilla .
Decomposing generalized measurements into continuous stochastic processes
The heat capacity C was recorded using a relaxation method on the same measurement system.
Coexistence of long-ranged charge and orbital order and spin-glass state in single-layered manganites with weak quenched disorder
In 2002, he worked in a feasibility study of a holography measurement system for the European Space Agency (ESA) ground antennas.
Near-Field Radio Holography of Large Reflector Antennas
Since the accelerometers measure in the inertial system, and are aligned with the antenna boresight, there is no need to refer to the ground coordinate system or measure mount and yoke path length variations.
Study of the Dynamics of Large Reflector Antennas with Accelerometers
Although the spin rate in this system is the slowest measured in any LMXB at 45 Hz, and so cannot alone give any useful constraints on the EOS, the combination of other measurements allowed those authors to rule out all the “soft” equations of state for this system.
Accreting neutron star spins and the equation of state
By a dynamical system (Y, B, µ, {Tg }g∈G ), we mean a measure space (Y, B, µ) together with a collection of measurable, measure-preserving transformations Tg : Y → Y indexed by a semigroup G such that Tg ◦ Th = Tgh .
A General Correspondence between Averages and Integrals
Note that contrary to what Foellmi et al. (2003b) reported, the measured systemic velocities for stars with FWHMs broader than 500 kms−1 remain essentially constant at ∼ 330 kms−1, rather than to converge again towards the true LMC value.
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status
We also synthesized natural system BVr’i’ passbands for the Keplercam by combining the primary and secondary mirror reflectivities (taken as the square of the measured reflectivity of the primary), the measured filter transmissions, and the measured Keplercam quantum efficiencies.
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA