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Measurement - definitions

Measurement - The act or process of quantitatively comparing results with requirements.

[Category=Quality ]

Source: American Society for Quality, 04 October 2010 07:44:53, External

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measurement - An observation event whose value property is a value of some natural phenomenon. A measurement usually refers to the measuring device and procedure used to determine the value, such as a sensor or observer, analytical procedure, simulation or other numerical process. A measurement feature binds the result to the (spatiotemporal) location where the measurement was made.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 23 June 2011 07:42:07, External

measurement - [standards] An observed numerical value that is an appraisal of size, extent, or amount according to a set criteria.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 08 June 2012 09:09:08, External 

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