measurable = meas(计量) + ure(行为) + able(形容词) = 可测量的
measurement = meas(计量) + ure(行为) + ment(表名词) = 测量法
acupunctureist = acu(尖) + punct(点) + ure(行为) + ist(人) = 插针的人->针灸师
acupuncture = acu(尖) + punct(点) + ure(行为) = 用尖的点的行为→针灸
They watched how cooks used measuring cups to measure out things like sugar and flour.
He measured the diameter of the pond.
It is difficult to measure the impact of the new law.
I measured the page.
The strangeness of this life cannot be measured.
Day nurseries were started as a war-time measure to let mothers work.
As a precautionary measure repeat the medication.
The government warned that police would take tougher measures to contain the trouble.
Give the size in metric measure.
The international prototype kilogram is the measure of mass in SI units.
They gave him a measure of freedom.
In Britain, we have so far escaped, in large measure, either of these afflictions.
That's true in some measure.
Power is in some measure an act of will.
Everyone is entitled to some measure of protection.
With the exception of Juan, each student attained a measure of success.
new government measures to combat crime
We must keep it within measure.
She irritated him beyond measure.
Mankind's knowledge of the universe has increased beyond measure.
Most people had their clothes made to measure.
We specialize in unframed mirrors, made to measure for any room.
a pub measure of spirits
He poured himself a generous measure of cognac.
the standard third-litre measure of draught beer
I measured his strength to be greater than mine.
The ohm measures electrical resistance.
He measured his approach to suit the character of his client.
He measured his strength against that of his opponent.
The room measures 3 metres by 4.
The crab measured over 30 centimetres.