Measuring vs Reckoning - What's the difference?

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Measuring is a related term of reckoning.


As verbs the difference between measuring and reckoning

is that measuring is while reckoning is .

As nouns the difference between measuring and reckoning

is that measuring is act of measurement while reckoning is the action of calculating or estimating something.

measuring

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Act of measurement.
  • * 1899 , Self Culture (volume 8, page 683)
  • The repeated measurings of one monument result in a mean approximation to something actually existing, and this is an excellent definition of an average.

    Anagrams

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    reckoning

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of calculating or estimating something.
  • :
  • *
  • *:When the flames at last began to flicker and subside, his lids fluttered, then drooped?; but he had lost all reckoning of time when he opened them again to find Miss Erroll in furs kneeling on the hearth and heaping kindling on the coals, and her pretty little Alsatian maid beside her, laying a log across the andirons.
  • (lb) The bill (UK) or check (US), especially at an inn or tavern.
  • *1817 , (Walter Scott), :
  • *:So saying, he called for a reckoning for the wine, and throwing down the price of the additional bottle which he had himself introduced, rose as if to take leave of us.
  • An opinion or judgement.
  • The working out of consequences or retribution for one's actions.
  • Derived terms

    * dead reckoning