admeasurement

[ad-mezh-er-muhnt]
noun
1.
the process of measuring.
2.
the number, dimensions, or measure of anything.

Origin:
1590–1600; admeasure + -ment

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admeasure (ædˈmɛʒə)
 
vb
1.  to measure out (land, etc) as a share; apportion
2.  (tr) to determine the dimensions, capacity, weight, and other details of (a vessel), as for an official registration, documentation, or yacht handicap rating
 
[C14: amesuren, from Old French amesurer, from mesurer to measure; the modern form derives from ad- + measure]
 
ad'measurement
 
n

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The plats include their certificates of admeasurement.
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