a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one meter on each side. Abbreviation: m2, sq. m
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use square meter in a sentence
At 70 grams per square meter, it’s on the thicker side, making it suitable for use with a wide variety of pens.
Ilha da Queimada Grande, a tiny blip of land off the coast of Brazil, has roughly one snake per square meter by some estimates and is the exclusive home to one of the deadliest snakes in the world, the golden lancehead viper.
By the end, in 2019, that gap had nearly doubled to about 1 full watt per square meter.Earth is now trapping an ‘unprecedented’ amount of heat, NASA says | Tik Root | June 16, 2021 | Washington Post
Biologists surveying the region’s seabeds discovered areas with as many as 12 xenophyophores per square meter, creating a kind of single-celled reef system.The Largest Cells on Earth - Issue 99: Universality | Rebecca R. Helm | May 5, 2021 | Nautilus
Coral reefs are the condominiums of ocean biodiversity, supporting more species per square meter than any other marine habitat.Corals’ hidden genetic diversity corresponds to distinct lifestyles | Devin A. Reese | April 12, 2021 | Science News
The government of Colombia decided to loan the 28,000 square meter fixer-upper to a fraternity of hermetic Benedictine monks.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens | Jeff Campagna | June 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Waking up, he found himself handcuffed on the floor in a tiny, two-square-meter gray cell with no windows and a hefty iron door.Egypt’s Vanished: Victims of State Security Force Kidnappings? | Alastair Beach | September 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her eyes were more used to the candlelight in her dim, four-square-meter kitchen, where she has spent most of the past nine years.Russian Girl Katia Popova Was Trapped in Her Apartment for Nine Years | Anna Nemtsova | December 6, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Whenever Calabrians have a square meter of bare ground, they plant a garden.
The owner wanted ninety centimes (approximately seventeen cents) a square meter.With the Doughboy in France | Edward Hungerford
The highest charge is 9.5 cents per square meter a day for meat stalls.A Terminal Market System | Mrs. Elmer Black
Placement of straw grids, each up to a square meter in area, will also decrease the surface wind velocity.Deserts | A. S. Walker
One nest was on an island one foot in diameter; other islands inhabited were as large as one square meter.Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska | James W. Bee
A square meter of lead of the thickness of 0.001 meter weighs about 11 kilos.