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Dictionary definition for: Meter

1. (n) the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)

2. (v) measure with a meter; "meter the flow of water"

3. (n) any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity

4. (v) stamp with a meter indicating the postage; "meter the mail"

5. (n) (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

6. (n) rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time

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