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- (always meter) A device that measures things.
- A parking meter.
- (mostly Template loop detected: Template:Context 1) (elsewhere metre) The base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), equal to the distance light will travel in a vacuum in 1/299792458 second.
- (music) an increment of music; the overall rhythm; particularly, the number of beats in a measure.
- (prosody) The rhythm pattern in a poem.
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