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measures

  

      pl n   rock strata that are characterized by a particular type of sediment or deposit  
coal measures     


Coal Measures  
      pl n  
the   a series of coal-bearing rocks formed in the upper Carboniferous period; the uppermost series of the Carboniferous system  
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measure

  

      n  
1    allotment, allowance, amount, amplitude, capacity, degree, extent, magnitude, portion, proportion, quantity, quota, range, ration, reach, scope, share, size  
2    gauge, metre, rule, scale, yardstick  
3    method, standard, system  
4    criterion, example, model, norm, par, standard, test, touchstone, yardstick  
5    bounds, control, limit, limitation, moderation, restraint  
6    act, action, course, deed, expedient, manoeuvre, means, procedure, proceeding, step  
7    act, bill, enactment, law, resolution, statute  
8    beat, cadence, foot, metre, rhythm, verse  
9    for good measure      as a bonus, besides, in addition, into the bargain, to boot  
      vb  
10    appraise, assess, calculate, calibrate, compute, determine, estimate, evaluate, gauge, judge, mark out, quantify, rate, size, sound, survey, value, weigh  
11    adapt, adjust, calculate, choose, fit, judge, tailor  


measure off     
circumscribe, delimit, demarcate, determine, fix, lay down, limit, mark out, pace out  
measure out     
allot, apportion, assign, deal out, dispense, distribute, divide, divvy up     (informal)   dole out, issue, mete out, parcel out, pour out, share out  
measure up (to)     
be adequate, be capable, be equal to, be fit, be suitable, be suited, come up to scratch     (informal)   come up to standard, compare, cut the mustard     (U.S. slang)   equal, fit or fill the bill, fulfil the expectations, make the grade     (informal)   match, meet, rival  

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drastic times call for drastic measures id.
Extreme and undesirable circumstances or situations can only be resolved by resorting to equally extreme and radical actions
The prime minister stated: 'Drastic times call for drastic measures' in order to justify the extremely unpopular austerity actions introduced by the government during the recession

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Cybersecurity are measures of adopt of technologies, processes and practices aim to protect computers, networks and digital data from attack.
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Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
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Cyber extremism is resorting any measure of imposing predetermined ideology using any online platform, beyond the norms of existing common social way of life
[Leg.];[Tech.] basis of cyber terrorism
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