metre

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • noun an international standard unit of length, approximately equivalent to 39.37 inches.

Electronics

  • An alternate spelling of meter (1).

Food

  • The normal measure of length approximately 3 feet 3 inches, abbreviated m, divided into centimetres (cm) (100 per metre) and millimetres (mm) (1000 per metre). One inch is approximately 2.5 cm, one foot 30 cm and one yard 91 cm.

Travel

  • noun a measure of length equalling 3.4 feet
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