Meteortropism Metering

Meter

Meanings and phrases

meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards); metre; m
  2. any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
  3. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse; metre; measure; beat; cadence
  4. rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration; metre; time

meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. measure with a meter
  2. stamp with a meter indicating the postage

common meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the usual (iambic) meter of a ballad; common measure

cubic meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters; kiloliter; kilolitre; cubic metre
E.g.
  • The atmosphere contains 1 nanogram of selenium per cubic meter.
  • The density of most stone is between 2 and 3 tons per cubic meter.
  • This is equivalent to 10 watts per steradian per cubic meter (W·sr·m).

electric meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a meter for measuring the amount of electric power used; power meter

exposure meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. photographic equipment that measures the intensity of light; light meter; photometer

gas meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe; gasometer

gravity meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a measuring instrument for measuring variations in the gravitational field of the earth; gravimeter

heroic meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter; heroic verse; heroic

light meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. photographic equipment that measures the intensity of light; exposure meter; photometer

meter maid

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. policewoman who is assigned to write parking tickets

meter reading

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; reading; indication
  2. the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments; reading

parking meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a coin-operated timer located next to a parking space; depositing money into it entitles you to park your car there for a specified length of time

postage meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. meter for bulk mailings that imprints correct prepaid postage on pieces of mail and records the total charge

power meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a meter for measuring the amount of electric power used; electric meter

square meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a centare is 1/100th of an are; square metre; centare
E.g.
  • The roughly 4,200 square meter (approx.
  • The average power of the wind is about 2 kW per square meter.
  • Before, the school originally sat on a 20,000 square meter lot.

water meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. meter for measuring the quantity of water passing through a particular outlet

meter long

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mwanza has an airstrip with a 1000 meter long runway.
  • The waves are usually less than a meter long.
  • Some of the carp were over a meter long.

per square meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The average power of the wind is about 2 kW per square meter.
  • House prices reach up to 300,000 euros ($392,200) per square meter.
  • In some areas it can reach densities as large as 25,000 plants per square meter.

meter high

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The temple also features a 25 meter high golden stupa.
  • Outside of the suit, a meter high model and a small puppet were also built.
  • A six meter high statue of Mandela was unveiled at the ceremony to rename the square.

meter freestyle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He won the silver medal in the 100 meter freestyle at the 2016 Olympics.
  • She competed in the S9 class and focused on the 50 and 100 meter freestyle.
  • He won a silver medal in the 100 meter butterfly and the 100 meter freestyle.

meter tall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The standard wall used is 15 meter tall.
  • The inflorescence reaches up to a meter tall on a thin stem.
  • This is a shrub producing erect, branching green stems up to a meter tall.

half a meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The portal is about half a meter from the wall.
  • The upper eaves projects about half a meter from the wall.
  • In larger species, it can reach a thickness up to half a meter (1.6 ft).

per cubic meter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The atmosphere contains 1 nanogram of selenium per cubic meter.
  • The density of most stone is between 2 and 3 tons per cubic meter.
  • This is equivalent to 10 watts per steradian per cubic meter (W·sr·m).

meter relay

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There, she anchored the 4x100 meter relay.
  • He was a 1992 U.S. Olympic Team alternate in the 4x100 meter relay.
  • At the 1991 World University Games he won a gold medal in the 4 x 100 meter relay.

meter race

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • While an Ensign before the First World War, he had been training to compete in the 3000 meter race at the 1916 Summer Olympics.
  • Although not on historic Boathouse Row, Gillin Boat Club sits on the 1,000 meter mark of the famous Schuylkill River 2,000 meter race course.
  • She also won 3 silver medals at the World University games in 1983 as a member of both of Canada's 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 meter relay teams, and in the individual 400 meter race.

meter hurdles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2012 he was the NCAA runner up in the 400 meter hurdles and ranked within the top 20 in the world.
  • His paternal aunt, Rosie Bonds, is a former American record holder in the 80 meter hurdles, and competed in the 1964 Olympics.
  • Mason is the school record holder in the 400 meter hurdles being the only person in school history to run faster than 49 seconds.
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