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stere

[ steer ]
/ stɪər /
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noun
a cubic meter equivalent to 35.315 cubic feet or 1.3080 cubic yards, used to measure cordwood. Abbreviation: st
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Origin of stere

1790–1800; <French stère<Greek stereós solid
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British Dictionary definitions for stere

stere
/ (stɪə) /

noun
a unit used to measure volumes of stacked timber equal to one cubic metre (35.315 cubic feet)

Word Origin for stere

C18: from French stère, from Greek stereos solid
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Medical definitions for stere

stere
[ stîr ]

n.
A unit of volume equal to one cubic meter.
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