Definition of meter
- meter Noun ("always" "meter") A device that measures things.
- meter Noun A parking meter.
- meter Noun (elsewhere metre) The base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), equal to the distance light will travel in a vacuum in 1/299792458 second.
- meter Noun an increment of music; the overall rhythm; particularly, the number of beats in a measure.
- meter Noun The rhythm pattern in a poem.
- meter Verb To measure with a metering device.