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Definition: Imperial weights and measures
Imperial \Im*pe"ri*al\, a. [OE. emperial, OF. emperial, F.
imp['e]rial, fr. L. imperialis, fr. imperium command,
sovereignty, empire. See Empire.]
1. Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an
imperial government; imperial authority or edict.
That wore the imperial diadem of Rome. --Shak.
2. Belonging to, or suitable to, supreme authority, or one
who wields it; royal; sovereign; supreme. “The imperial
democracy of Athens.” --Mitford.
Who, as Ulysses says, opinion crowns
With an imperial voice. --Shak.
To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free,
These are imperial arts, and worthy thee. --Dryden.
He sounds his imperial clarion along the whole line
of battle. --E. Everett.
3. Of superior or unusual size or excellence; as, imperial
paper; imperial tea, etc.
Imperial bushel, gallon, etc. See Bushel, Gallon,
Imperial chamber, the, the sovereign court of the old
Imperial city, under the first German empire, a city having
no head but the emperor.
Imperial diet, an assembly of all the states of the German
Imperial drill. (Manuf.) See under 8th Drill.
Imperial eagle. (Zo["o]l.) See Eagle.
Imperial green. See Paris green, under Green.
Imperial guard, the royal guard instituted by Napoleon I.
Imperial weights and measures, the standards legalized by
the British Parliament.