weights and measures


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weights and measures

a system of establishing units or parts of quantities of substances, including standards of mass or volume.
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According to state reports, costs for weights and measures enforcement can vary significantly from one state to another, but on average it costs each resident only about 70 cents per year for this fundamental regulatory presence in the marketplace.
The date for Weights and Measures Week commemorates the signing of the first United States weights and measures law by John Adams on March 2, 1799.
Motor fuel quality, another function for weights and measures, is also a rapidly advancing science.
California Weights and Measures regulations require that water submeters must be:
Officials conduct price verification inspections by following recommendations of the National Conference on Weights and Measures.
The NCWM is a 3,600 member organization comprised of about half state and local weights and measures regulatory officials and about half industry, federal and foreign government officials.