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Synonyms for admeasurement

the act of distributing or the condition of being distributed

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Newbery's particular concern was with the milestones, for, as he explained to Freeling, 'I mean to pursue our old Plan of marking the Distances by the Mile Stones; which I find, from various correspondents, is much more agreeable to the Traveller and I shall therefore discard all Mr Cary's Admeasurements'.
But as I was crowded for space, and wished the other parts of my body to remain a blank page for a poem I was then composing--at least, what untattooed parts might remain--I did not trouble myself with the odd inches; nor, indeed, should inches at all enter into a congenial admeasurement of the whale.
and I underwent a general admeasurement from those Gentlefolks--My Mothers fine home made Linen was deem'd too coarse, my Rich flower'd Cottons chosen by the Crony Amateurs of Carrick were deemd vulgar and unwearable--my new St John stays a horrible bore, and my Phillipian Pumps Abominable--In short I experienced the greatest Mortification while they dissected my Carrick finery of which I was not a little proud--Mrs Fleming immediately bought me two or three Morning Gowns--I was then deem'd decent to appear before my Dancing Master, my Drawing Master and my Music Master--Here I underwent fresh Mortification as they declared I was quite spoiled by my Country Teachers, and must unlearn all I had learn'd from the Carrick Brogueneers, as proud Mr Barnes the Musician call'd them.
Towards the novel's close, Paula trying to find the whereabouts of Somerset, finds clues confirming that he had recently visited the town of Lisieux -- 'She examined the woodwork closely; here and there she discerned pencil marks which had no doubt been jotted thereon by Somerset as points of admeasurement ...
The most useful preliminary section is the essay on vessel admeasurement, the "tonnage puzzle of 1861-1868." The Gibsons do an excellent job of untangling the changing rules and regulations - beginning with the 1789 Treasury Department regulations, then through the nineteenth century until 1895.
the admeasurement of the recovery must be by reference alone to the quality of the wrongful act or omission, the degree of culpability involved in the doing of the act or omission ...
The pictures with which it abounds - one of the ark, in particular, and another of Solomon's temple, delineated with all the fidelity of ocular admeasurement, as if the artist had been upon the spot - attracted my childish attention.