Natural language names
enDescriptive Measure
frMesure descriptive
Semantic definitions at the type
Type definition

A descriptive measure is a human interpretable definition of a quantifiable value. The mode of interpretation has to be established for the exchange context.


NOTE  Type adapted from descriptive_measure defined in ISO 10303-41.
HISTORY  New type in IFC1.5.1.
Formal representations
XSD Specification
 <xs:simpleType name="IfcDescriptiveMeasure">
  <xs:restriction base="xs:normalizedString"/>
 <xs:element name="IfcDescriptiveMeasure-wrapper" nillable="true">
    <xs:extension base="ifc:IfcDescriptiveMeasure">
     <xs:attributeGroup ref="ifc:instanceAttributes"/>
EXPRESS Specification
TYPE IfcDescriptiveMeasure = STRING;

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