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Measurement vs. Measurand

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Measurementnoun

The act of measuring.

Measurandnoun

A quantity, object, or property intended to be measured.

Measurementnoun

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

Measurementnoun

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

Measurementnoun

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

Measurementnoun

the act or process of measuring;

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

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Measurementnoun

the action of measuring something

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

Measurementnoun

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

‘his inside leg measurement’;

Measurementnoun

a unit or system of measuring

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

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.

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