Definition Of metre

noun

a device that measures and records the quantity, degree, or rate of something, especially the amount of electricity, gas, or water used.

they read the meters once a month

a device that measures and records the quantity, degree, or rate of something.

they read the meters once a month

British spelling of meter1.

British spelling of meter3.

in names of measuring instruments.

thermometer


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Example Of metre

  • A better but more expensive measuring device is a laser meter .

  • a dance song in fast quadratic meter

  • a dance song in fast quadratic metre

  • A developmental psychologist would likely say that the resonance of a particular meter or beat or note-combination sends the baby into fits of laughter.

  • A senior Conservative Party campaigner claims York residents could see their cash drain away if their water bills are metered .


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