a system of musical notation of the 13th to the late 16th centuries, marked by the use of note symbols such as the longa and brevis, the absence of bar lines and ties, and the equivalence in value of one note to either two or three of the next smaller degree.
[men-shuh-rey-tiv, -suh-, -sher-uh-tiv, -ser-] /ˈmɛn ʃəˌreɪ tɪv, -sə-, -ʃər ə tɪv, -sər-/ adjective 1. adapted for or concerned with measuring.
[men-shuh-rey-shuh n, -suh-] /ˌmɛn ʃəˈreɪ ʃən, -sə-/ noun 1. the branch of geometry that deals with the measurement of length, area, or volume. 2. the act or process of measuring. /ˌmɛnʃəˈreɪʃən/ noun 1. the study of the measurement of geometric magnitudes such as length 2. the act or process of measuring; measurement n. “act of […]
[menz-wair] /ˈmɛnzˌwɛər/ noun 1. . 2. cloth, especially wool, used in making and often women’s tailored garments. /ˈmɛnzˌwɛə/ noun 1. clothing for men
1. a suffix of nouns, often concrete, denoting an action or resulting state (abridgment; refreshment), a product (fragment), or means (ornament). suffix 1. indicating state, condition, or quality: enjoyment 2. indicating the result or product of an action: embankment 3. indicating process or action: management suffix forming nouns, originally from French and representing Latin -mentum, […]