At the main interior entrance, a man brandished a meter that checked the new arrivals for radiation as they registered.
Doritos: Dog-Collar Revenge Year: 2010 Ad meter Score: 8.27 Kellogg Grade: B Share Price Change: 3.30 percent 5.
There's a kind of a meter for it, which I've spoken of before.
You can only see from above about a meter below the surface.
On one recent night, with only a brief break between, she had two five-hour private sessions—the meter running by the minute.
The meter was unusual, and she was unable to find music to fit the words.
When he reduces this to a system he has established the meter of his production.
Why had he—as I subsequently ascertained—left the room and gone downstairs to turn on the gas at the meter?
There is no ruggedness in the meter, no violence in the stream of images.
I picked him up, and I showed you where I picked him up, and the trip runs 95 cents on the meter.
also metre, "poetic measure," Old English meter "meter, versification," from Latin metrum, from Greek metron "meter, a verse; that by which anything is measured; measure, length, size, limit, proportion," from PIE root *me- "measure" (see meter (n.2)). Possibly reborrowed early 14c. (after a 300-year gap in recorded use) from Old French metre, with specific sense of "metrical scheme in verse," from Latin metrum.
also metre, unit of length, 1797, from French mètre (18c.), from Greek metron "measure," from PIE root *me- "to measure" (cf. Greek metra "lot, portion," Sanskrit mati "measures," matra "measure," Avestan, Old Persian ma-, Latin metri "to measure"). Developed by French Academy of Sciences for system of weights and measures based on a decimal system originated 1670 by French clergyman Gabriel Mouton. Originally intended to be one ten-millionth of the length of a quadrant of the meridian.
"device for measuring," abstracted 1832 from gas-meter, etc., from French -mètre, used in combinations (in English from 1790), from Latin metrum "measure" or cognate Greek metron "measure" (see meter (n.2)). Influenced by English meter "person who measures" (late 14c., agent noun from mete (v.)). As short for parking meter from 1960. Meter maid first recorded 1957; meter reader 1963.
"to measure by means of a meter," 1884, from meter (n.3). Meaning "install parking meters" is from 1957.
meter me·ter (mē'tər)
The standard unit of length in the International System of Units that is equivalent to 39.37 inches.
Measuring device: refractometer.
The basic unit of length in the metric system, equal to 39.37 inches. See Table at measurement.
US spelling of "metre".