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Search phrase: measuring

Plays

 3 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VH5 I.ii.269Not measuring what use we made of them.Not measuring what vse we made of them.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW II.i.191My merry host hath had the measuring of their weapons,My merry Host hath had the measuring of their weapons;
Romeo and JulietRJ I.i.126I, measuring his affections by my own,I measuring his affections by my owne,

Glossary

 7 result(s).
measuringtask of checking measurement
mete-yardmeasuring rod, yardstick
numberingcounting out, measuring
plummetweighted line used for measuring the depth of water
proportionweighing up, appropriate measuring
scalemeasuring mark, graduated line, calibration
squaretype of measuring instrument, especially for right angles

Thesaurus

 9 result(s).
appropriate measuringproportion
instrument, measuringsquare
mark, measuringscale
measuringnumbering
measuring instrumentsquare
measuring markscale
measuring rodmete-yard
measuring, appropriateproportion
rod, measuringmete-yard
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