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 for measurement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Measurement \Meas"ure*ment\, n.
     1. The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as,
        measurement is required.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity
        ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena
           according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully
           done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
           [syn: measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "measurement":
     accounting, acreage, amount, amplitude, analyzing, appraisal,
     appraisement, appraising, appreciation, area, ascertainment,
     assessing, assessment, bigness, body, breadth, bulk, calculation,
     caliber, capacity, census, computation, counting, coverage,
     dactylonomy, depth, determination, diameter, dimension, dimensions,
     enumeration, estimate, estimation, evaluating, evaluation,
     evaluative criticism, expanse, expansion, extension, extent,
     foliation, force, gauge, gauging, girth, greatness, height,
     inventorying, judgement, largeness, length, magnitude, mass,
     matter, measure, measuring, mensuration, mileage, numbering,
     numbers, numeration, opinion, pagination, period, proportion,
     proportions, quantification, quantity, quantization, quantum,
     radius, range, ranking, rating, reach, reckoning, scale, scope,
     size, spread, strength, substance, sum, tallying, telling, tonnage,
     valuation, valuing, view, volume, weighing, weight, whole, width

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      The act or process of measuring; a figure, extent,
     or amount obtained by measuring.

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