[ steer ]
/ stɪər /
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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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The theoretical unit of volume is the stere, which is a cubic meter.The Style Book of The Detroit News|The Detroit News
British Dictionary definitions for stere
/ (stɪə) /
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
[ stîr ]
A unit of volume equal to one cubic meter.
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