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Measurer   Listen

A person who makes measurements.

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"Measurer" Quotes from Famous Books

... cried John. "Though I think he is over-near to be scathed." As he spoke he raised his two feet, with the bow-stave upon their soles, and his cord twanged with a deep rich hum which might be heard across the valley. The measurer in the distance fell flat upon his face, and then jumping up again, he began to ...
— The White Company • Arthur Conan Doyle

... world, at the first flash of reason as the manifestation of the light within us, there we see the true genesis of language. Analyze any word you like and you will find that it expresses a general idea peculiar to the individual to whom the name belongs. What is the meaning of moon? The measurer. What is the meaning of sun? The begetter. What is the meaning ...
— Introduction to the Science of Sociology • Robert E. Park

... which the two halves are dislocated being read off by a refined method, and the whole instrument having a multitude of appendages conducive to convenience and accuracy. Its use is to act as a micrometer or measurer of small distances.[28] Each half of the object-glass gives a distinct image, which may be allowed to coincide or may be separated as occasion requires. If it be the components of a double star that are ...
— Pioneers of Science • Oliver Lodge

Words linked to "Measurer" :   photometrist, soul, person, measure, mortal, somebody, individual, photometrician, someone

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