Meter

/mee'tur/

Sense: Noun


  1. The basic unit of length adopted under the systeme international d'unites (approximately 1.094 yards).

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  2. Any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity.

  3. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse.

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  4. Rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration.

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Sense: Verb


  1. Measure with a meter.

    1. Meter the flow of water.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
me•ter
IPA Transcription
/mi'tɝ/
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