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metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation A , angstrom , angstrom unit
verse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines; reputedly invented by Alcaeus Alcaic , Alcaic verse
meter that measures the flow of electrical current in amperes ammeter
circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected bridge , bridge circuit
meter, one-hundreth centimeter
metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter centimeter , centimetre , cm
usual (iambic) meter of a ballad common measure , common meter
(chemistry) the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume (expressed as moles/cubic meter) concentration
meter, one-tenth decimeter
metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter decimeter , decimetre , dm
meter for measuring the amount of electric power used electric meter , power meter
meter to measure electrostatic voltage differences; draws no current from the source electrometer
metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter femtometer , femtometre , fermi
meter that measures magnetic flux by the current it generates in a coil fluxmeter
meter for detecting or comparing or measuring small electric currents galvanometer
meter for measuring the amount of gas flowing through a particular pipe gas meter , gasometer
meter to compare strengths of magnetic fields gaussmeter , magnetometer
fire approximately parallel to the ground; the center of the cone of fire does rise above 1 meter from the ground grazing fire
meter that shows mileage traversed hodometer , mileometer , milometer , odometer
datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument indication , meter reading , reading
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