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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mea·sured /ˈmɛʒɚ/

From: Network Terminology

 *被測 測量

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meas·ured a. Regulated or determined by a standard; hence, equal; uniform; graduated; limited; moderated; as, he walked with measured steps; he expressed himself in no measured terms. -- Meas*ured*ly, adv.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meas·ure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Measured p. pr. & vb. n. Measuring.]
 1. To ascertain by use of a measuring instrument; to compute or ascertain the extent, quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by a certain rule or standard; to take the dimensions of; hence, to estimate; to judge of; to value; to appraise.
 Great are thy works, Jehovah, infinite
 Thy power! what thought can measure thee?   --Milton.
 2. To serve as the measure of; as, the thermometer measures changes of temperature.
 3. To pass throught or over in journeying, as if laying off and determining the distance.
 A true devoted pilgrim is not weary
 To measure kingdoms with his feeble steps.   --Shak.
 4. To adjust by a rule or standard.
    To secure a contented spirit, measure your desires by your fortunes, not your fortunes by your desires.   --Jer. Taylor.
 5. To allot or distribute by measure; to set off or apart by measure; -- often with out or off.
    With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.   --Matt. vii. 2.
    That portion of eternity which is called time, measured out by the sun.   --Addison.
 To measure swords with one, to try another's skill in the use of the sword; hence, figuratively, to match one's abilities against an antagonist's.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: determined by measurement; "the measured distance was less
             than a mile" [ant: unmeasured]
      2: the rhythmic arrangement of syllables [syn: metrical, metric]
      3: carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult";
         "with measured irony" [syn: calculated, deliberate]
      4: with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace";
         "with all deliberate speed" [syn: careful, deliberate]