### meter

the pattern of stressed and unstressed beats in poetry to form a rhythm. The five standard meters are iambic (-'), trochaic ('-), dactylic ('--), anapestic (--'), and spondaic (''). The number of feet in a line gives a name to the rhythm, as in monometer, dimeter, trimeter, tetrameter, pentameter, and hexameter.
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### meter

(m) A softball bat is about a meter long. One meter is about 39 inches -- slightly longer than a yard.
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### meter

(m) metre. The meter is the basic unit of length in the SI system of units, defined as the distance light travels through a vacuum in exactly 1/299792458 seconds. 1 m = 39.37 inches. Meters are abbreviated as 'm' in measurements.
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### meter

(me´tәr) the base SI unit of linear measure, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches. Symbol m. an apparatus for measuring the quantity of something passing through it, such as a gas or an electric current.
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### meter

[n] - the basic unit of length adopted under the System International d`Unites (approximately 1.094 yards) 2. [n] - (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse 3. [n] - rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time 4. [n] - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity 5. [v] - stamp with a meter i...
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### Meter

• (n.) One who, or that which, metes or measures. See Coal-meter. • (n.) An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured. • (n.) Alt. of Metre • (n.) A line above or below a hanging net, to which the net is attached in order to strengthen it.
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### meter

metre noun rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
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### meter

(m) The base unit of length in the SI system of units. 1 meter = 39.37 inches. It is defined by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures as the distance traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.
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### meter

(m) Type: Term Pronunciation: mē′tĕr Definitions: 1. The fundamental unit of length in the SI and metric system, equivalent to 39.37007874 inches. Defined as the length of the path traveled by light in a vacuum in 1299792458 seconds. 2. A device for measuring the quantity of that which passes through it. &...
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### meter

(or metre) the pattern of a music piece's rhythm of strong and weak beats
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### Meter

[hymn] A hymn meter or metre indicates the number of syllables for the lines in each stanza of a hymn. This provides a means of marrying the hymn`s text with an appropriate hymn tune for singing. ==Hymn and poetic meter== In the English language poetic meters and hymn meters have different starting points but there is nevertheless much over...
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### Meter

[music] Meter or metre is a term that music has inherited from the rhythmic element of poetry ({harvnb|Scholes|1977}; {harvnb|Latham|2002b}) where it means the number of lines in a verse, the number of syllables in each line and the arrangement of those syllables as long or short, accented or unaccented ({harvnb|Scholes|1977}; {harvnb|Latha...
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### meter

-me'ter [ Latin metrum measure, or the allied Greek .... See Meter rhythm.] A suffix denoting that by which anything is measured ; as, baro meter , chrono meter , dynamo meter .
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### Meter

Me'ter noun [ From Mete to measure.] 1. One who, or that which, metes or measures. See Coal-meter . 2. An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured. Dry meter , a gas meter having measuring chambers, with flexibl...
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### meter

1. One who, or that which, metes or measures. See Coal-meter. ... 2. An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured. Dry meter, a gas meter having measuring chambers, with flexible walls, which expand and contract like bellows and measure the gas by filling and emptying. Wt meter, a gas meter in which th...
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### meter

a basic unit of length (approximately 1.094 yards)
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### meter

a basic unit of length (approximately 1.094 yards)
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### Meter

A device which measures or compares the electrical signal/signals; often used to read the voltage level of audio signals.
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### meter

A length of measurement equal to 39.37 inches, or about three feet.
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### Meter

A medical device for determining the approximate concentration of glucose in the blood. A small drop of blood is placed on a disposable test strip, which the meter reads and uses to calculate the blood glucose level. The meter then displays the level in mg/dL or mmol/L.

### meter

a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in verse
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### Meter

A process of affixing postage to an envelope.
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### Meter

A recognizable though varying pattern of stressed syllables alternating with syllables of less stres
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### Meter

A recurring rhythmic pattern of stresses and unstressed syllables in a poem.
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### Meter

A unit of linear measure in the metric system; equivalent to 39.37 inches.
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