rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
Rhythmical arrangement of syllables or words into verses, stanzas, strophes, etc.; poetical measure, depending on number, quantity, and accent of syllables; rhythm; measure; verse; also, any specific rhythmical arrangements; as, the horatian meters; a dactylic meter.
A measure of length, equal to 39.37 english inches, the standard of linear measure in the metric system of weights and measures. it was intended to be, and is very nearly, the ten millionth part of the distance from the equator to the north pole, as ascertained by actual measurement of an arc of a meridian. see metric system, under metric.