Meas"ur*ing, a.

Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure.

Measuring faucet, a faucet which permits only a given quantity of liquid to pass each time it is opened, or one by means of which the liquid which passes can be measured. -- Measuring worm Zool., the larva of any geometrid moth. See Geometrid.


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