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  Definition of meter
  1. any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
  2. rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time
  3. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
  4. the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  5. measure with a meter; "meter the flow of water"
  6. stamp with a meter indicating the postage; "meter the mail"
Similar Words: metre, time, measure, beat, cadence, m

 

Hyponyms: ammeter, electric meter, power meter, electrometer, fluxmeter, galvanometer, gas meter, gasometer, magnetometer, gaussmeter, odometer, hodometer, mileometer, milometer, ohmmeter, postage meter, radiometer, reflectometer, speedometer, speed indicator, taximeter, voltmeter, volumeter, water meter, catalexis, scansion, common measure, common meter, metrical foot, foot, metrical unit

 

Part Meronyms: decameter, dekameter, decametre, dekametre, dam, dkm

 

Anagrams: metre, retem

 

Language Translations:
Chinese:   Croatian: metar  
Dutch: meter   Estonian: meeter  
Finnish: metri and mittari   French: mètre  
German: Meter   Greek: μέτρο  
Hebrew: מטר   Hungarian: mérőóra and méter  
Icelandic: metri   Interlingua: metro  
Italian: metro   Japanese: メーター and メートル  
Korean: 미터 and 계량기   Lithuanian: metras  
Norwegian: måler and meter   Polish: metr  
Portuguese: metro   Romanian: metru  
Russian: метр and счётчик   Slovak: meter  
Spanish: medidor and metro   Swedish: mätare and meter  
Turkish: metre   Vietnamese: mét  
Yiddish: מעטער  
 
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