# 4th Grade Module 2 Terminology

• Terminology

New or Recently Introduced Terms

§   Kilometer (km, a unit of measure for length)

§   Mass (the measure of the amount of matter in an object)

§   Milliliter (mL, a unit of measure for liquid volume)

§   Mixed units (e.g., 3 m 43 cm)

Familiar Terms and Symbols

§   =, <, > (equal, less than, greater than)

§   Capacity (the maximum amount that something can contain)

§   Convert (to express a measurement in a different unit)

§   Distance (the length of the line segment joining two points)

§   Equivalent (equal)

§   Estimate (an approximation of the value of a number or quantity)

§   Kilogram (kg), gram (g) (units of measure for mass)

§   Larger or smaller unit (used in a comparison of units)

§   Length (the measurement of something from end to end)

§   Liter (L) (unit of measure for liquid volume)

§   Measurement (dimensions, quantity, or capacity as determined by comparison with a standard)

§   Meter (m), centimeter (cm) (units of measure for length)

§   Table (used to represent data)

§   Weight (the measurement of how heavy something is)