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self-report personality inventory developed by Raymond B. Cattell to measure the 16 personality dimensions that emerged from his factor analysis of a wide range of traits 16 PF , Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire
surveying instrument consisting of a spirit level and a sighting tube; used to measure the angle of inclination of a line from the observer to the target Abney level
measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force absolute viscosity , coefficient of viscosity , dynamic viscosity
measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber absorptance , absorption coefficient , coefficient of absorption
volumetric analysis using standard solutions of acids to measure the amount of a base present acidimetry
space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising agate line , line
volumetric analysis using standard solutions of alkali to measure the amount of acid present alkalimetry
musical time signature indicating two or four half notes to a measure alla breve
test to measure ability to develop skills aptitude test
measure for arcs and angles arcdegree , degree
unit of dry measure used in Egypt ardeb
system of units used to measure areas area unit , square measure
liquid measure (with different values) used in some Spanish speaking countries arroba
largest earthstar; the fruiting body can measure 15 cm across when the rays are expanded Astreus pteridis
instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing audiometer , sonometer
physical pendulum consisting of a large mass suspended from a rod; its displacement is used to measure the velocity of a projectile ballistic pendulum
ancient Hebrew liquid measure equal to about 10 gallons bath
hand tool consisting of two rules that are hinged together so you can draw or measure angles of any size bevel , bevel square
measure of how densely information is packed on a storage medium bits per inch , bpi
war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy blockade , encirclement
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