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English definition of “meter”


noun [C/U] (RHYTHM)   /ˈmi·t̬ər/
literature the rhythm of a poem, produced by the arrangement of syllables according to the number and type of beats in each line music Meter is the rhythm that organizes the beats in a piece of music into a pattern.
(Definition of meter noun (RHYTHM) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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