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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
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1885-1890
1885-90
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linear measure
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Relative error in measuring square and cubic units when error occurs in
linear measure
.
Immersion is a
linear measure
of how far a model sinks into a cushion.
They understand
linear measure
as an iteration of units and use rulers and other measurement tools applying that understanding.
The law prescribes the chain as the unit of
linear measure
for the survey of the public lands.
British Dictionary definitions for
linear measure
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linear measure
noun
1.
a unit or system of units for the measurement of length
Also called
long measure
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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