Measuring

Some articles on measuring:

Measuring Rod - History - Roman Empire
... expansion, particularly the 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 ...
Lactarius Vietus - Description - Microscopic Features
... a moderately well-developed network of ridges, measuring between 8 and 9.5 by 6.5 to 7.5 micrometres (μm) ... 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 basidia are four-spored and club-shaped, measuring between 36 and 42 μm in length by 8 and 12 μm wide ...
Lowell City Airport - Facilities and Aircraft
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 1,940 x 100 ft (591 x 30 m) ...
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 ... The MID covers these measuring instruments Water meters Gas meters and volume conversion devices Active electrical energy meters Heat meters Measuring systems ...

Famous quotes containing the word measuring:

    ... 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)

    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)

    As an example of just how useless these philosophers are for any practice in life there is Socrates himself, the one and only wise man, according to the Delphic Oracle. Whenever he tried to do anything in public he had to break off amid general laughter. While he was philosophizing about clouds and ideas, measuring a flea’s foot and marveling at a midge’s humming, he learned nothing about the affairs of ordinary life.
    Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466–1536)