In music, US for bar.
ETYM Old Eng. mesure, French mesure, Latin mensura, from metiri, mensus, to measure; akin to metrum poetical measure, Greek metron, Eng. meter. Related to Immense, Mensuration, Mete to measure.
1. Magnitude as determined by measurement or calculation; SYN. measurement.
2. The quantity or amount of something; SYN. quantity, amount, sum.
3. A measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements; SYN. measuring rod, measuring stick.
4. Any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; SYN. step.
5. Notation for a sequence of musical beats; written followed by a vertical bar; SYN. bar.
1. To determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; SYN. measure out.
2. To have certain dimensions.
3. To place a value on; judge the worth of something; SYN. evaluate, assess, appraise, value.