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# Measurement vs. Calculation

Published: Measurementnoun

The act of measuring.

Calculationnoun

The act or process of calculating.

Measurementnoun

Magnitude (or extent or amount) determined by an act of measuring.

Calculationnoun

The result of calculating.

Measurementnoun

The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required.

Calculationnoun

(countable) Reckoning, estimate.

‘By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.’;

Measurementnoun

The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five acres.

Calculationnoun

(countable) An expectation based on circumstances.

Measurementnoun

the act or process of measuring;

‘the measurements were carefully done’; ‘his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate’;

Calculationnoun

The act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate.

‘The mountain is not so his calculation makes it.’;

Measurementnoun

the action of measuring something

‘accurate measurement is essential’; ‘a telescope with which precise measurements can be made’;

Calculationnoun

An expectation based on circumstances.

‘The lazy gossips of the port,Abhorrent of a calculation crost,Began to chafe as at a personal wrong.’;

Measurementnoun

the size, length, or amount of something, as established by measuring

‘his inside leg measurement’;

Calculationnoun

the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods

Measurementnoun

a unit or system of measuring

‘a hand is a measurement used for measuring horses’;

Calculationnoun

problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

Measurement

Measurement is the quantification of attributes of an object or event, which can be used to compare with other objects or events. The scope and application of measurement are dependent on the context and discipline.

Calculationnoun

planning something carefully and intentionally;

‘it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting’;

Calculation

A calculation is a deliberate process that transforms one or more inputs into one or more results. The term is used in a variety of senses, from the very definite arithmetical calculation of using an algorithm, to the vague heuristics of calculating a strategy in a competition, or calculating the chance of a successful relationship between two people.

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