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

the arrangement of words in a rhythmical pattern of verse.
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meter

the organization of some music into predictable units of accents and beats. In duple meter, the main stress falls every other beat, while in triple meter the main stress falls once every three beats. Medieval music did not use bar lines or have modern-day expectations of emphasis, but much of the music from the late twelfth century and after did ha...
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Meter

An instrument with a light-sensitive cell that measures the light reflected from or falling onto a subject. Some types can also measure Flash light. (see: Exposure meter & Incident light)
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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

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

Any automatic recording device which, monitors the tuning status of that TV set (set on/off, time, duration and channel).
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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

Unit of length in the metric system, slightly longer than 1 yard or 36 inches.
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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

metre noun rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
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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.) 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

Electric Resistance Moisture - A meter that measures the electrical resistance of timber, which is converted to a reading of timber moisture content. They are usually calibrated for Douglas Fir. The reading must then be corrected for temperature and species. Capacitance Moisture - A meter that measures the varying capacitance of wood with changin.....
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Meter

The most common width for a backwall panel. (1 Meter = 39.37 inches)
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Meter

A process of affixing postage to an envelope.
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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

meter, in music, the division of a composition into units of equal time value called measures, and the subdivision of those measures into an underlying pattern of stresses or accents (see measure). Meter is usually indicated by a time signature, a fraction whose numerator indicates the number of bea...
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meter

meter, abbr. m, fundamental unit of length in the metric system. The meter was originally defined as 1/10,000,000 of the distance between the equator and either pole; however, the original survey was inaccurate and the meter was later defined simply as the distance between two scratches on a bar mad...
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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

Any instrument used for measurement. The term is often compounded with a prefix to denote a specific type of meter: for example, ammeter, voltmeter, flowmeter, or pedometer. Some meters not only indicate but also integrate (that is, combine and summarize) and/or record measurements
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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

[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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