Associations to the word «Metre»


METRE, noun. The basic unit of length in the International System of Units (SI: Système International d'Unités). It is equal to 39+47⁄127 (approximately 39.37) imperial inches.
METRE, verb. (British) (rare) Alternative spelling of meter
METRE, noun. The rhythm or measure in verse and musical composition.
METRE, verb. (poetry) (music) To put into metrical form.
METRE PER SECOND, noun. An SI derived unit for measuring speed or velocity.

Dictionary definition

METRE, noun. The basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards).
METRE, noun. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse.
METRE, noun. Rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration.

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle