Water measure

Wa´ter meas´ure

1.A measure formerly used for articles brought by water, as coals, oysters, etc. The water-measure bushel was three gallons larger than the Winchester bushel.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Dallas lawmakers leave water measure out to dry, The Dallas Morning News
The existing bridge is a concrete spandrel arch, with 18-foot clearance underneath from the average high water measure. Given that the lake is the site of rowing regattas and recreational boating, one of the goals of the new bridge is to increase that clearance.
Deep end: A water measure in the pond at Dickens Heath Nature Reserve.
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A similar water measure was on Alaska's August primary ballot and will be on the Arkansas November ballot.
The heat-sensitive safety handle changes colour to show when the lid is hot, plus it has a water measure with filter, bottle tongs and a removable power cord for easy storage and travel.
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Water measure is under the handle and difficult to see
The water measure or weight is even more important--a tablespoon one way or the other will make a difference.
The intent is to complete conference on a drinking water measure before the August recess.
The much-publicized water measure, which would draw $2 billion from the Rainy Day Fund to help finance water infrastructure projects, had the support of about three-quarters of those who cast ballots in the constitutional amendment election.