Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun meter

4 senses of meter

Sense 1
meter, metre, m -- (the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards))
       => metric linear unit -- (a linear unit of distance in metric terms)

Sense 2
meter -- (any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity)
       => measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device -- (instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something)

Sense 3
meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence -- ((prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse)
       => poetic rhythm, rhythmic pattern, prosody -- ((prosody) a system of versification)

Sense 4
meter, metre, time -- (rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration)
       => rhythmicity -- (the rhythmic property imparted by the accents and relative durations of notes in a piece of music)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb meter

2 senses of meter

Sense 1
meter -- (measure with a meter; "meter the flow of water")
       => quantify, measure -- (express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?")

Sense 2
meter -- (stamp with a meter indicating the postage; "meter the mail")
       => stamp -- (affix a stamp to; "Are the letters properly stamped?")

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