system of measurement
Noun

A system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic (synset 113598374)
hypernym: amount, measure, quantity  how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantifyhyponym:
 criterion, measure, standard, touchstone  a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
 system of weights and measures  system of measurement for length and weight and duration
 point system  a system of graduating sizes of type in multiples of the point
 information measure  a system of measurement of information based on the probabilities of the events that convey information
 utility  (economics) a measure that is to be maximized in any situation involving choice
 brix scale  a system for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions
 circular measure  measurement of angles in radians
 board measure  a system of units for measuring lumber based on the board foot
 beaufort scale  a scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind
 system of weights, weight  a system of units used to express the weight of something
 temperature scale  a system of measuring temperature
synonym: metric
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