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meter

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmiːtər/
FOR MEASURING a piece of equipment for measuring the amount of something such as electricity, time, or light: a gas/water meter a parking/taxi meterWeighing and measuring
UNIT US spelling of metreWeighing and measuringMeasurements of length and distanceArea, mass, weight and volume in general
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