## Measurement Sentence Examples

- Thus the whole method of
**measurement**in geometry as described in the elementary textbooks and the older treatises is obscure to the last degree. - The celebrated Newland oak in Gloucestershire, known for centuries as "the great oak," was by the latest
**measurement**472 ft. - For purposes of
**measurement**the polar boundaries are taken to be the Arctic and Antarctic circles, although in discussing the configuration and circulation it is impossible to adhere strictly to these limits. - Quick motion in position-angle for rough setting or for the
**measurement**of close double stars is given by the large ring R. - Arago, with whom he had already carried out investigations on the refractive properties of different gases, in the
**measurement**of an arc of the meridian in Spain, and in subsequent years he was engaged in various other geodetic determinations. - 21 a contours are based upon instrumental
**measurement**, and as a whole these ordnance maps were undoubtedly superior in accuracy, with rare exceptions, to similar maps published by foreign governments. - Before astronomical telescopes were mounted parallactically, the
**measurement**of position angles was seldom attempted. - Now frequency of movement, average daily price variation, and range of price movements are matters of fundamental importance to the public. Hence for practical purposes we require several kinds of
**measurement**of price movements, and it is impossible to weigh exactly the one against the other in respect of importance. - AMPEREMETER, or Ammeter, an instrument for the
**measurement**of electric currents in terms of the unit called the ampere. - With the object of testing the capabilities of the method, he took for his first essay the well-known star 61 Cygni, and his results agreed so well with those previously attained that he undertook the systematic
**measurement**of the parallaxes of second-magnitude stars, and published the outcome in the third and fourth volumes of the Publications of the Oxford University Observatory. - In height it stood about the same as a young individual of the ordinary African elephant when about a year and a half old, the vertical
**measurement**at the shoulder being only 4 ft., or merely a foot higher than a new-born Indian elephant. - Soc. Arts, 1901, and "
**Measurement**of High Frequency Currents," Cantor Lectures, ib., 1905; G. - In constructing a hot-wire instrument for the
**measurement**of high frequency currents it is necessary to make the working wire of a number of fine wires placed in parallel and slightly separated from one another, and to rpass the whole of the current to be measured through this strand. - Instruments of this type with a permanent magnetic field are only available for the
**measurement**of continuous currents, but soft-iron instruments of II??II?NIIIiIC?p u??i?,,. - Direct reading equidivisional movable coil ammeters can be made in various portable forms, and are very much employed as laboratory instruments and also as ammeters for the
**measurement**of large electric currents in electric generating stations. - Now, owing to the necessary inexactness of
**measurement**, it is impossible to discriminate directly whether any kind of continuous physical quantity possesses the compactness of the series of rationals or the continuity of the series of real numbers. - For accurate
**measurement**of the displacements of lines of stellar spectra which are produced by the relative motion of star and observer in the line of sight, a very beautiful instrument has been devised by Dr J. - Hamilton, "the
**measurement**of a number of tails of the [European] wild cat and of the domestic cat gives a range between 11 in. - At the beginning of 1680 he presented a paper to the Royal Society, De nova temporis dimetiendi ratione et accurata horologiorum .constructione, in which he attempted to deprive Huygens of the honour of applying the pendulum to the
**measurement**of time. - The great geographical event of the century, as regards that continent, was the
**measurement**of an arc of the So meridian. - When the first system then is transformed into the second, the excess of energy which the former possesses must appear in the shape of heat, light, electrical energy, mechanical energy, &c. It is for the most part a simple matter to obtain the excess of energy entirely in the form of heat, the amount of which is easily susceptible of
**measurement**, and thus the existence of thermochemistry as a practical science is rendered possible. - Would be equal to 114,800 metres, its actual length according to modern
**measurement**being I Io,808 metres. - In fact, the whole theory of
**measurement**in geometry arises at a comparatively late stage as the result of a variety of complicated considerations. - The heading "
**Measurement**of Dynamical Quantities" includes the topics units,, and the constant of gravitation.**measurements** - Its length (outside
**measurement**) is 464 ft., its breadth 159 ft.; the nave is 136 ft. - The joint was surrounded by an induction coil connected with a ballistic galvanometer, an arrangement which enabled him to make an independent
**measurement**of the induction at the moment when the two portions of the bar were separated. - Several instruments in which the traction method is applied have been devised for the rapid
**measurement**of induction or of magnetization in commercial samples of iron and steel. - For the practical
**measurement**of field intensity du Bois has used plates of the densest Jena flint glass. - The association of algebra with arithmetic on the one hand, and with geometry on the other, presents difficulties, in that geometrical
**measurement**is based essentially on the idea of continuity, while arithmetical**measurement**is based essentially on the idea of discontinuity; both ideas being equally matters of intuition. - The harmony between arithmetical and geometrical
**measurement**, which was disturbed by the Greek geometers on the discovery of irrational numbers, is restored by an unlimited supply of the causes of disturbance. - From a
**measurement**of the maximum distance the least angle between consecutive lines consistent with resolution may be deduced, and a comparison made with the rule stated above.