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Category: measuring

Generally, the action or process of determining or calculating a length, quantity, value, magnitude, extent, or other designation of dimensions, size, weight, number, or volume of an object or group of objects, person, animal, plant, plot of land, or other thing, typically by the application of an instrument or device marked in standard units.

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