liquid measure
noun Date: circa 1678 a unit or series of units for measuring liquid capacity — see metric system table, weight table

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  • Liquid measure — measure meas ure (m[e^]zh [ u]r; 135), n. [OE. mesure, F. mesure, L. mensura, fr. metiri, mensus, to measure; akin to metrum poetical measure, Gr. me tron, E. meter. Cf. {Immense}, {Mensuration}, {Mete} to measure.] 1. A standard of dimension; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • liquid measure — noun a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers) • Syn: ↑liquid unit • Hypernyms: ↑volume unit, ↑capacity unit, ↑capacity measure, ↑cubage unit, ↑cubic measure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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