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linear measure
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Linear measure
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linear measure
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noun
1.
any system for measuring length.
2.
any unit used in linear measurement, as the inch, foot, meter, etc.
Origin:
1885–90
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linear measure
—
n
Also called:
long measure
a unit or system of units for the measurement of length
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