from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which measures.
  • noun Specifically— One whose occupation or duty it is to measure land, commodities in market, etc.
  • noun One who measures work on a building as a basis for contractors' prices
  • noun Formerly, an officer in the city of London who measured woolen cloths, coals, etc. Also called a meter. See alnager.
  • noun An instrument or apparatus used in measuring
  • noun In entomology, a measuring-worm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who measures; one whose occupation or duty is to measure commondities in market.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Agent noun of measure; one who measures.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who makes measurements


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