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, 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.
But hereupon a fierce contest rose among them, concerning feet and inches; they cracked each other's sconces with their yard-sticks -- the great skull echoed --and seizing that lucky chance, I quickly concluded my own admeasurements. These admeasurements I now propose to set before you.
(12 Wall.) at 212 ("The word tonnage, as applied to American ships and vessels, means their entire cubical capacity, or the contents of the vessel expressed in tons of 100 cubic feet, as estimated and ascertained by the rules of admeasurement and computation prescribed by those Federal statutes."); see also Jensen, supra note 15, at 682 (arguing that if the Tonnage Clause actually prohibited something other than levies on ships carrying goods, it would be largely redundant with the Import-Export Clause which has broadly interpreted prohibitions).
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.
(136.) 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." (33) The Court acknowledged that determining what is fair compensation is a "judicial problem of difficult, if not impossible, solution," but stated that none "are more competent to its proper solution than the jury." (34) For this reason, jury instructions for pain and suffering damages were not really very instructive.