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1. meter

noun. ['ˈmiːtɝ'] the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards).

Synonyms

  • decametre
  • decameter
  • dkm
  • metric linear unit
  • dekameter
  • decimetre
  • dm
  • dam
  • dekametre
  • metre
  • decimeter

Antonyms

  • future
  • past
  • postmeridian
  • antemeridian

Etymology

  • mètre (French)
  • metrum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Meter

  • st_peter
  • vanmetre
  • depleter
  • strieter
  • streeter
  • streater
  • repeater
  • molitor
  • demetre
  • treater
  • sweeter
  • sliter
  • sleeter
  • skeeter
  • schleeter
  • praetor
  • yeater
  • vietor
  • teter
  • teeter
  • teater
  • seater
  • pieter
  • peter
  • neater
  • liter
  • keiter
  • keeter
  • keator
  • jeter

Example sentences of the word meter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Touch one meter lead to the terminal of the spark plug and the other lead to engine ground.

Quotes containing the word meter


1. The ultimate storyteller is Shakespeare, who was able to get the 'groundlings' to laugh at his bawdy humor and storylines but could still be studied by scholars to this day for the complexity of his language, meter, and symbolism. That's the real guy.
- Jon Favreau

2. My bullshit meter is reading that as 'false'.
- Charlaine Harris, Dead as a Doornail

3. A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
- Groucho Marx

2. kilogram-meter

noun. a unit of work equal to the work done by a one kilogram force operating through a distance of one meter.

Synonyms

  • heat unit
  • energy unit

3. meter

noun. ['ˈmiːtɝ'] any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity.

Synonyms

  • water meter
  • power meter
  • gas meter
  • volumeter
  • speedometer
  • measuring device
  • postage meter
  • reflectometer
  • magnetometer
  • ohmmeter
  • milometer
  • voltmeter
  • electrometer
  • odometer
  • hodometer
  • measuring system
  • mileometer
  • fluxmeter
  • measuring instrument
  • radiometer
  • galvanometer
  • taximeter
  • gasometer
  • gaussmeter
  • ammeter
  • speed indicator

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • mètre (French)
  • metrum (Latin)

4. meter

verb. ['ˈmiːtɝ'] measure with a meter.

Synonyms

  • measure

Etymology

  • mètre (French)
  • metrum (Latin)

5. meter

verb. ['ˈmiːtɝ'] stamp with a meter indicating the postage.

Etymology

  • mètre (French)
  • metrum (Latin)

6. meter

noun. ['ˈmiːtɝ'] rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration.

Synonyms

  • metre
  • rhythmicity

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • head
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • mètre (French)
  • metrum (Latin)

7. meter

noun. ['ˈmiːtɝ'] (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse.

Synonyms

  • prosody
  • beat
  • common measure
  • common meter
  • foot
  • metrical unit
  • rhythmic pattern
  • scansion
  • metrical foot
  • measure
  • poetic rhythm
  • cadence
  • metre

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • criticize
  • ordinal
  • free

Etymology

  • mètre (French)
  • metrum (Latin)
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