admeasurement


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ad·meas·ure

 (ăd-mĕzh′ər)
tr.v. ad·meas·ured, ad·meas·ur·ing, ad·meas·ures
To divide and distribute proportionally; apportion.

[Middle English amesuren, from Old French amesurer : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + mesurer, to measure (from Late Latin mēnsūrāre, to measure, from Latin mēnsūra, measure; see measure).]

ad·meas′ure·ment n.
ad·meas′ur·er n.
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admeasurement

noun
The act of distributing or the condition of being distributed:
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But as I was crowded for space, and wished the other parts of my body to remain a blank page for a poem I was then composing --at least, what untattooed parts might remain --I did not trouble myself with the odd inches; nor, indeed, should inches at all enter into a congenial admeasurement of the whale.
But, unluckily, some mistake was made in the admeasurement of these material parts of the fabric; and, as one of the greatest recommendations of Hiram was his ability to work by the “square rule,” no opportunity was found of discovering the effect until the massive timbers were raised on the four walls of the building.
Auction are invited for Registered mortgage of all that piece and parcel of land known as plot no b18 in murtizapur growth centre within village limits of hatgaon, tq murtizapur dist akola containing by admeasurement 1050 sq mtrs ie 11298 sq,ft.
In the admeasurement performed in the evaluation of frailty, eight candidates presented handgrip below 20 kgf, however, none of them was considered unfit for driving.
See An Act for the Admeasurement of Boards, and Regulating the Tale of Shingles, Clapboards, Hoops and Staves, and for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned, [section] 3 (1783), in 1 Laws of Massachusetts, supra note 134, at 103,104 (regulating the dimensions of shingles offered for sale in any town, and declaring that "in case there shall be more than five shingles in any one bundle that are under the [required] length, breadth or thickness, or five short in the tale of any one bundle of two hundred and fifty, the bundle .
He considered that Freeling could not supply to Newbery the survey to be used 'in any manner which may deprive [Cary] of the Benefit of the exclusive publication of his admeasurement and survey, according to the terms of his bargain with the Post Office'.
Palmer (1864), an early personal injury case, the Supreme Court held, "the law does not fix any precise rules for the admeasurement of damages, but, from the necessity of the case, leaves their assessment to the good sense and unbiased judgment of the jury.