"metre" in the noun sense
1. meter, metre, m
the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
2. meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence
prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
3. meter, metre, time
rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
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