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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 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…
(Definition of metre from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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