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metre

noun UK ( US meter)
 
 
/ˈmiːtər/
LENGTH [C] ( written abbreviation m) A2 a unit for measuring length, equal to 100 centimetres: Our bedroom is five metres wide. She finished third in the women's 400 metres (= running race).Measurements of length and distanceArea, mass, weight and volume in general
POEMS [C, U] a pattern of rhythm in poetryPoetry
Translations of “metre”
in Arabic مِتْر…
in Korean 미터…
in Malaysian meter…
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 Vietnamese mét…
in Spanish metro…
in Portuguese metro…
in Thai หน่วยวัดเป็นเมตร…
in German der Meter…
in Catalan metre…
in Japanese メートル…
in Indonesian meter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 测量, (长度单位)米…
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