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Webster 1913 Edition


Meter

Me′ter

,
Noun.
[From
Mete
to measure.]
1.
One who, or that which, metes or measures. See
Coal-meter
.
2.
An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured.
Dry meter
,
a gas meter having measuring chambers, with flexible walls, which expand and contract like bellows and measure the gas by filling and emptying.
Wet meter
,
a gas meter in which the revolution of a chambered drum in water measures the gas passing through it.

Me′ter

,
Noun.
A line above or below a hanging net, to which the net is attached in order to strengthen it.

Webster 1828 Edition


Meter

ME'TER

,
Noun.
[from mete.] One who measures; used in compounds, as in coal-meter, land-meter.

ME'TER

,
Noun.
[L. metrum.]
1.
Measure; verse; arrangement of poetical feet, or of long and short syllables in verse. Hexameter is a meter of six feet. This word is most improperly written metre. How very absurd to write the simple word in this manner, but in all its numerous compounds, meter, as in diameter, hexameter, thermometer, &c.
2.
A French measure of length, equal to 39 37/100 English inches, the standard of linear measure, being the ten millionth part of the distance from the equator to the North Pole, as ascertained by actual measurement of an arc of the meridian.

Definition 2022


méter

méter

See also: meter, Meter, and -meter

Hungarian

Noun

méter (plural méterek)

  1. meter (unit of measure, 100 cm)

Declension

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative méter méterek
accusative métert métereket
dative méternek métereknek
instrumental méterrel méterekkel
causal-final méterért méterekért
translative méterré méterekké
terminative méterig méterekig
essive-formal méterként méterekként
essive-modal
inessive méterben méterekben
superessive méteren métereken
adessive méternél métereknél
illative méterbe méterekbe
sublative méterre méterekre
allative méterhez méterekhez
elative méterből méterekből
delative méterről méterekről
ablative métertől méterektől
Possessive forms of méter
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. méterem métereim
2nd person sing. métered métereid
3rd person sing. métere méterei
1st person plural méterünk métereink
2nd person plural méteretek métereitek
3rd person plural méterük métereik

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