length
the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
width
the extent of something from side to side
height
the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top
ruler
a person who rules or commands
inch
a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
foot
the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
yard
the enclosed land around a house or other building
area
the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
perimeter
a line enclosing a plane areas
centimeter
a metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
millimeter
a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
decimeter
a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
kilometer
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
liter
a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
quart
a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon
ounce
a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
cup
a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
pint
a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart
gallon
United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
mile
a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
scale
an ordered reference standard