Measuring

Some articles on measuring:

Lowell City Airport - Facilities and Aircraft
... covers an area of 72 acres (29 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (12/30) measuring 2,394 x 48 ft (730 x 15 m), and two turf runways 6/24 measuring 2,700 x 100 ft (823 x 30 m) and 15/33 ...
Measuring Rod - History - Roman Empire
... large network of Roman roads and the many milecastles, made the measuring rod an indispensable part of both the military and civilian aspects of Roman life ... The Roman measuring rod was 10 Roman feet long, and hence called a decempeda, Latin for ‘ten feet’ ... The measuring rod is frequently found depicted in roman art showing the surveyors at work ...
Clinometer (forestry) - Specific Functions
... Measuring angles of elevation, slope, or incline, e.g ... Measuring slight differences in slopes, particularly for geophysics ... Such inclinometers are, for instance, used for monitoring volcanoes, or for measuring the depth and rate of landslide movement ...
Measuring Instruments Directive
... The Measuring Instruments Directive (2004/22/EC) is a directive by the European Union, which intends to create a common market for measuring instruments across the 27 ... The MID covers these measuring instruments Water meters Gas meters and volume conversion devices Active electrical energy meters Heat meters Measuring systems for the continuous and dynamic ...
Lactarius Vietus - Description - Microscopic Features
... In shape, the spores are elliptic, with a moderately well-developed network of ridges, measuring between 8 and 9.5 by 6.5 to 7.5 micrometres (μm) ... The pleurocystidia (cystidia on the face of the gills) are shaped like narrow spindles, typically measuring between 40 and 75 μm long, but sometimes reaching 86 μm in length, by 6 and ... The cheilocystidia (cystidia on the edge of the gills) are leaf or spindle shaped, measuring between 30 and 52 μm long by 4 to 7 μm wide ...

Famous quotes containing the word measuring:

    By measuring individual human worth, the novelist reveals the full enormity of the State’s crime when it sets out to crush that individuality.
    Ian McEwan (b. 1938)

    We recognize caste in dogs because we rank ourselves by the familiar dog system, a ladderlike social arrangement wherein one individual outranks all others, the next outranks all but the first, and so on down the hierarchy. But the cat system is more like a wheel, with a high-ranking cat at the hub and the others arranged around the rim, all reluctantly acknowledging the superiority of the despot but not necessarily measuring themselves against one another.
    —Elizabeth Marshall Thomas. “Strong and Sensitive Cats,” Atlantic Monthly (July 1994)

    ... there is no way of measuring the damage to a society when a whole texture of humanity is kept from realizing its own power, when the woman architect who might have reinvented our cities sits barely literate in a semilegal sweatshop on the Texas- Mexican border, when women who should be founding colleges must work their entire lives as domestics ...
    Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)