Meter

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Meter Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
  • rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time
  • (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
  • the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • measure with a meter; "meter the flow of water"
  • stamp with a meter indicating the postage; "meter the mail"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately
  • 094 yards) ,
  • any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity ,
  • (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse ,
  • rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration

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Meter Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A metre (US spelling, meter) is the basic unit of length in the SI measurement system. The abbreviation for the metre is m. The first meaning (in the French Revolution), it was 1/10,000,000th (one ten-millionth) of the distance between the Earth's equator and the North Pole along the Paris meridian.

In the imperial system of measurement, one metre is equal to about 39.37 inches, 3.28 feet, or about 1.09 yards.

*Note: units in bold are the most commonly used.



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