# linear measure

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## linear measure

n.
1. The measurement of length.
2. A unit or system of units for measuring length. In both senses also called long measure.

## linear measure

n
(Units) a unit or system of units for the measurement of length. Also called: long measure

## lin′ear meas′ure

n.
any system for measuring length, or any unit used in such a system.
[1885–90]
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Intercaudate nucleus ratio as a linear measure of brain atrophy in multiple sclerosis.
Whoever for the purpose of cheating, uses an untrue balance, weight, or linear measure that differs from the correct unit or measure shall be punished with imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or with a fine not exceeding QR5,000 or with both penalties.
and A(r, [f.sup.(k)]/sub.f]) + B(r, [f.sup.(k)]/f) = R(r, f), where and in what follows, R(r, f) is such a quantity that if [rho](f) < [infinity], then R(r, f) = O(1), as r [right arrow] [infinity], if [rho](f) = [infinity], then R(r, f) = O(log(rT(r, f))), as r [not member of] E and r [right arrow] [infinity], here and in what follows, E denotes a set of positive real numbers with finite linear measure. It is not necessarily the same for every occurrence in the context.
except possibly for a set of r having finite linear measure, we say that a(z) is a small function with respect to f(z).
Types of linear measurement and units of linear measure were not problematic for this class.
This seemingly arbitrary length is four times a rod (or pole, or perch), a medieval linear measure derived from the amount of land a man could work in a day.
In such markets, linear measure data should be considered for use in both market and income approaches before considering a land value based appraisal method.
are expressed as ratios of tension or weighting, rather than linear measure" (p.
Given a compact planar subset X of finite linear measure, we say that two components [[omega].sub.1], and [[omega].sub.2] of the complement of X are amply adjacent if there exists a rectangle R = [a, b] x [c, d] in the plane such that the bottom edge lies in [[omega].sub.1], and the top edge lies in [[omega.sub.2] and such there exists a compact subset [K.sub.1] of [a,b] of positive measure such that vertical lines x = t for t in [K.sub.1], meet R [intersection] X in exactly one point.
For both marijuana and cocaine, five separate measures of drug use were used in the cross-sectional analyses: a linear measure of lifetime use that takes on values of 0-5, corresponding to the categories in Table 1; a linear measure of lifetime use that uses the midpoints of the categories observed in Table 1; two similar measures for past 30 day use; and a dummy variable indicating a relatively heavy amount of lifetime use and non-zero past 30 day use.(12) It should be noted that the intervals used to code the illicit drug use responses changed between the two surveys.
For example, under linear measure the list included inches, feet, yards, miles, meters, and so on.

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