1. determine the quantity of someone's share
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How To Use admeasure In A Sentence

  • It provides the only surviving record of some transactions, and it contains proprietary land grants, certificates of admeasurements, wills, leases, releases, and other documents.
  • It is allowed, say the geometricians, that no mountain in height or sea in depth exceeds ten furlongs, and yet it seems probable that Xenagoras did not take his admeasurement carelessly, but according to the rules of art, and with instruments for the purpose. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
  • “And the identification, ” I said, “of the reasoner’s intellect with that of his opponent depends, if I understand you aright, upon the accuracy with which the opponent’s intellect is admeasured. The Purloined Letter
  • We also measured the thickness of every book-cover, with the most accurate admeasurement, and applied to each the most jealous scrutiny of the microscope. The Purloined Letter
  • Pollux; then the trophies of Marius; then two milliary columns which served for the admeasurement of the Roman universe; and the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius, noble and calm in the midst of these several recollections. Corinne, Volume 1 (of 2) Or Italy
  • They were confident they could administer to minds and hearts diseased the certain specific laid down in the book, admeasured to the twentieth part of a scruple. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860
  • Such water commissioner or commissioners and the owners and users of such stored and supplemental waters shall be bound by the provisions of this chapter provided, that the admeasurements and distribution of such stored and supplemental waters shall in no way interfere with decreed water rights.
  • And the identification," I said, "of the reasoner's intellect with that of his opponent, depends, if I understand you aright upon the accuracy with which the opponent's intellect is admeasured. The Purloined Letter
  • The developers were quick to point out that public access to the beach would not be blocked, because while their certificate of admeasurements shows a large part of the beach as their property, consideration was given to facilitate access during construction.
  • But the highest waves have been reported off the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn, where they have been observed, on rare occasions, from 30 to 40 ft high; and 36 ft. has been given as the admeasurement in the Bay of Biscay, under very exceptional circumstances. Scientific American Supplement, No. 620, November 19,1887
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