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Customary Units In The United States - Cooking Measures
... Measure Australia Canada UK USA FDA Teaspoon 5 mL 5 mL 4.74 mL 4.93 mL 5 mL Dessertspoon 9.47 mL — — Tablespoon 20 mL 15 mL 14.21 mL 14.79 mL 15 mL Fluid ounce — 28.41 mL 29.57 mL 30 ... Some common volume measures in English-speaking countries are shown at right ... The volumetric measures here are for comparison only ...
Happy? (Mudvayne Song) - Economic Views
... Common market health measures such as GDP and GNP have been used as a measure of successful policy ... It has been argued that happiness measures could be used not as a replacement for more traditional measures, but as a supplement ...
Implicit Self-esteem - Overview
... which come with verbalizing one's intuitions, measures of implicit self-esteem offer an avenue into people's deep seated feelings about themselves ... In the vast majority of implicit self-esteem measures, people rate themselves in a highly positive manner ... This is especially shown in measures of the Implicit Association Test ...
Insolvency Law Of Switzerland - Security Measures
... Creditors may request the courts to take certain measures to secure the debtor's assets in order to make them available for eventual liquidation ... The most important of these measures are the arrest of assets (Arrest / séquestre) and the challenge of unfair preferences (Anfechtung / révocation) ...
Energy In Pakistan - Measures
... Measures are aimed at cutting consumption by 500 megawatts ... The measures will be reviewed on July 30, 2010 ...

Famous quotes containing the word measures:

    There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    One encounters very capable fathers abashed by their piano-playing daughters. Three measures of Schumann make them red with embarrassment.
    Alfred Döblin (1878–1957)

    I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear,
    Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and
    strong,
    The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam,
    The mason singing his as he makes ready for work, or leaves off
    work,
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)