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  • n. Plural form of measurement.


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  • My experience with deciding on how to space shrubs is that in the South — areas with heat as well as ample water — to always take the label measurements with a grain of salt.

    Beefing Up The Fairy Gazebo « Fairegarden

  • It seems clear that quantum mechanics is fundamentally about atoms and electrons, quarks and strings, not those particular macroscopic regularities associated with what we call measurements of the properties of these things.

    Bohmian Mechanics

  • One particular scientist, Hideki Asada, believes that the effect that actually accounts for their measurements is the light-cone effect.

    Charlottesville Man Discovers Speed of Gravity at

  • Willfully creating meaningless phrases, with spurious precision, to arbitrarily limit science to the crudest empiricism, measurements is a way to limit the domain of science.

    Bukiet on Brooklyn Books

  • I didn't think that you were making light of the Haiti earthquake: if anything, it gave a very good perspective in measurements that most Americans can grasp.

    "The courage of the coward— greater than all others."

  • The intriguing thing about Conagua's lake measurements, is that they have it dropping by 2 centimeters over the last few days, while it has been pouring with rain. jsandrock

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  • Half a dozen recipes are provided, but all in American measurements and nomenclature ( "eggplants", "ground lamb") despite this being the British/European edition.

    March Books 6) Pomegranate Soup, by Marsha Mehran

  • A pattern's algorithmic compressibility can be an objective measurement and all we have to do is make sure we are comparing measurements from the same programming language (ie: print 1 X 20).

    A Modest Proposal (By a Somewhat Modest Engineer)

  • The total snowfall overlay found on the map is the result of the interpolation of several "known" measurements from the 2009-2010 winter season.

    Winter 2009-2010 mid-Atlantic snowfall map

  • (Although I am natively metric, I will try to do this in American measurements; please correct me if I make a mistake.) 70% of 17,000 sqft = 11,900 sqft

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