-meter

-meter [mēt′ər, mi tər]
[Fr -mètre or ModL -metrum, both < Gr metron, a measure: see METER1] combining form
1. a device for measuring (a specified thing) [thermometer, barometer]
2. a line of verse having (a specified number of) metrical feet [heptameter]

English World dictionary. . 2014.


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