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See also Meter, and -meter

English[]

Wikipedia

Alternative spellings[]

  • metre (for noun senses 3 to 5)

Etymology[]

From French mètre from Ancient Greek μέτρον (metron), measure)

Pronunciation[]

  • Rhymes: -iːtə(r)

Noun[]

Singular
Meter

Plural
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  1. (always meter) A device that measures things.
  2. A parking meter.
  3. Template:Mostly (elsewhere metre) The base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), equal to the distance light will travel in a vacuum in 1/299792458 second.
  4. (music) an increment of music; the overall rhythm; particularly, the number of beats in a measure.
  5. Template:Prosody The rhythm pattern in a poem.

Related terms[]

  • millimeter
  • odometer
  • pedometer
  • pentameter
  • spectropolarimeter
  • tachymeter
  • tetrameter

Translations[]

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Meter

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Meter (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To measure with a metering device.

Translations[]

Anagrams[]

  • eemrt,
  • metre
  • remet
  • retem

Dutch[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /ˈmetər/

Etymology 1[]

Noun[]

Meter m. (plural meters, diminutive metertje, diminutive plural metertjes)

  1. meter, metre (a distance of 100 centimeters. The base unit of the metric system).
  2. meter (a device that measures things).

Etymology 2[]

Noun[]

Meter f. (plural meters, diminutive metertje, diminutive plural metertjes)

  1. godmother

Norwegian[]

Noun[]

Meter m.

  1. metre (unit of length)


This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at metre. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see Meter in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2009


Portuguese[]

Etymology[]

Latin mittere

Verb[]

meter

  1. to put

Conjugation[]

Template:Pt-conj


Spanish[]

Etymology[]

Latin mittere, present active infinitive of mittō (I send, I put).

Verb[]

Meter (first-person singular present meto, first-person singular preterite metí, past participle metido)

  1. to put, to insert
  2. Template:Reflexive to meddle, interfere

Conjugation[]

Template:Es-conj-er

Related terms[]

  • metete
  • metiche
  • metido
  • misión
  • admitir
  • cometer
  • emitir
  • omitir
  • permitir
  • prometer

Derived terms[]

  • meter la cuchara

Swedish[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Inflection for Meter Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Base form Meter metern meter meterna
Possessive form Meters meterns meters meternas
  1. a metre; the SI-unit
  2. (music) Rhythm or measure in verse
  3. a meter; a device that measures things.

Usage notes[]

Indefinite form plural could also be metrar/metrars


Tatar[]

Noun[]

meter [1]

  1. meter.

Declension[]

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