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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A measure of length that is the basic unit in the metric system. Also: The rhythm in poetry and music.

Usage examples (37)
  • The soccer field was one meter short of being regulation size.
  • meter the mail
  • meter the flow of water
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Tutoring comment
  • The rock star's disguise did not fool the "meeter" (one who greets people), who recognized her from a "meter" (unit of measure in the metric system) away, and soon the paparazzi was all over her.
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