fundamental measure

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Noun1.fundamental measure - one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
mass - the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
length - the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet"
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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As many economists themselves affirm, that the fundamental measure of living standard i.e.
In 2010, WHO published a "Global strategy to stop health-care providers from performing female genital mutilation" in collaboration with the UNFPA and UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting and other partners.One fundamental measure to prevent medicalization of FGM is the creation of protocols, manuals and guidelines for health providers.
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If the sanctions are to be suspended, the actions we are supposed to take will be limited to the level of suspension and will not [amount to] a fundamental measure on the ground."
One, alone on the page, simply reads: "Mass is the numerical measure of inertia and a fundamental measure of the matter in an object." Gerard's narrator is trying to reduce her mass, to leave herself, as she says on the next page, with "no part of my body touching any other part." She is trying to reduce her physical matter, but at the same time to take the measure of just how much she might matter in the world.
THE fundamental measure of a civilised society should surely be that none of its citizens are allowed to go hungry.
Such a civics-first citizenry will bring better critical thinking skills, deeper values, and more innovation to their economic lives, but that, while important, is not and should not be the fundamental measure of the success of their education.
Explaining its decision, the tribunal said: "In principle, the case for the introduction of such a fundamental measure, whether used or not, needed to be compelling."
When it comes to overhead, there's a group of chief financial officers from several nonprofits that try to help tease out ways to show "how we should do that, some tweaking but the fundamental measure of overhead is not something we think we should discontinue," said Berger.
The most fundamental measure of any economy is employment, and confetti still littered the convention floor when Friday morning brought another lackluster employment report from the Labor Department.
Determined transmmissivity is one of the fundamental measure of how good an aquifer is, transmmissivity indicate how easily groundwater can flow through a rock to a borehole.
A fundamental measure of the rise time of a signal in the time domain is the frequency at which the harmonics begin to drop off more quickly than 1/f.

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