Measured to Medalurgy
(Meas"ured) a. Regulated or determined by a standard; hence, equal; uniform; graduated; limited; moderated; as,
he walked with measured steps; he expressed himself in no measured terms. Meas"ured*ly, adv.
(Meas"ure*less) a. Without measure; unlimited; immeasurable. Meas"ure*less*ness, n.
Syn. Boundless; limitless; endless; unbounded; unlimited; vast; immense; infinite; immeasurable.
1. The act or result of measuring; mensuration; as, measurement is required.
2. The extent, size, capacity, amount. or quantity ascertained by measuring; as, its measurement is five
(Meas"ur*er) n. One who measures; one whose occupation or duty is to measure commondities
Measuring faucet, a faucet which permits only a given quantity of liquid to pass each time it is opened,
or one by means of which the liquid which passes can be measured. - - Measuring worm (Zoöl.), the
larva of any geometrid moth. See Geometrid.
(Meas"ur*ing), a. Used in, or adapted for, ascertaining measurements, or dividing by measure.
(Meat) n. [OE. mete, AS. mete; akin to OS. mat, meti, D. met hashed meat, G. mettwurst sausage,
OHG. maz food, Icel. matr, Sw. mat, Dan. mad, Goth. mats. Cf. Mast fruit, Mush.]
1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of
anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg. Chaucer.
And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, . . . to you it shall be for meat.Gen.
Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you.Gen. ix. 3.
2. The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.
3. Specifically, dinner; the chief meal. [Obs.] Chaucer.
Meat biscuit. See under Biscuit. Meat earth (Mining), vegetable mold. Raymond. Meat fly.
(Zoöl.) See Flesh fly, under Flesh. Meat offering (Script.), an offering of food, esp. of a cake
made of flour with salt and oil. To go to meat, to go to a meal. [Obs.] To sit at meat, to sit
at the table in taking food.
(Meat), v. t. To supply with food. [Obs.] Tusser.
His shield well lined, his horses meated well.Chapman.
(Me*a"tal) a. Of or pertaining to a meatus; resembling a meatus. Owen.
1. Fed; fattened. [Obs.] Tusser.
2. Having (such) meat; used chiefly in composition; as, thick-meated.
(Meath, Meathe) , n. [See Mead.] A sweet liquor; mead. [Obs.] Chaucer. Milton.