verb (used with object), me·tered, me·ter·ing or (especially British) me·tred, me·tring.
OTHER WORDS FROM meterun·me·tered, adjective
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Motion is conveyed to the governor balls by a belt and a band wheel working on a mechanism of metred cogs.Farm Engines and How to Run Them|James H. Stephenson
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The basic unit of length in the metric system; it was originally planned so that the circumference of the Earth would be measured at about forty million meters. A meter is 39.37 inches. Today, the meter is defined to be the distance light travels in 1 / 299,792,458 seconds.