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metre

noun [C] UK ( US meter)
 
 
/ˈmiːtər/ ( abbreviation m)
MEASURES a unit of measurement of length in the metric system, equal to 100 centimetres or approximately 1.094 yards: The property lies within approximately 150 metres from the construction site but would not be directly affected. The price of water rose to 48p per cubic metre. →  See also kilometre
Translations of “metre”
in Korean 미터…
in Arabic مِتْر…
in French mètre…
in Turkish metre, 100 cm'ye eşit uzunluk ölçüm birimi, vezin…
in Italian metro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 測量, (長度單位)米,公尺…
in Russian метр, размер (в поэзии)…
in Polish metr, metrum…
in Spanish metro…
in Portuguese metro…
in German der Meter…
in Catalan metre…
in Japanese メートル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 测量, (长度单位)米…
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