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- v. determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
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Having learned the composition of the hexameter, which is the easiest of all verses, I had the patience to measure out the greater part of Virgil into feet and quantity, and whenever I was dubious whether a syllable was long or short, immediately consulted my Virgil.
You crank this weasel to measure out how much yarn you’ve spun—it keeps track by counting the number of clicks it makes, one click for a certain number of crankings.
Volunteers work in teams to measure out the ingredients into bags, weigh and heat-seal bags and pack completed meals into boxes for shipping.