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me·ter

(mē'tĕr)
1. The fundamental unit of length in both the SI and metric system, equivalent to 39.37007874 inches. Defined to be the length of path traveled by light in a vacuum in 1/299792458 sec.
2. A device for measuring the quantity of that which passes through it.
Synonym(s): metre.
[Fr. metre; G. metron, measure]

me·ter

(m) (mē'tĕr)
1. Fundamental unit of length in the SI and metric system, equivalent to 39.37007874 inches.
2. A device for measuring the quantity of that which passes through it.
Synonym(s): metre.
[Fr. metre; G. metron, measure]

Patient discussion about metre

Q. what is the normal range for young children for their sugarI tested my grandson the other day with my meter and it read 164?

A. Of course, if you have any suspicions or worries, you may want to consult a doctor (e.g. pediatricain)

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More than 100 millimetres of rainfall were generally recorded over Hong Kong, and rainfall exceeded 200 millimetres in parts of the territory that day.
"We had 16 millimetres of rain last night and a gorgeous day today, the kind we would love to have on Wednesday, but it looks as if we are likely to get another ten to 15 millimetres overnight.
The transparent roof is 750 millimetres long and 1,120 millimetres wide.
1 metre wide by 1 metre long = 1000 millimetres wide by 1000 millimetres long = 1 million square millimetres.
They have had 28 millimetres of rain and clerk of the course Nick Patton said: "We have got standing water in places.
The high temperature triggered heavy thundery showers over the western part of Hong Kong that afternoon, bringing more than 30 millimetres of rainfall to the western part of the New Territories and over 100 millimetres of rainfall to the southwestern part of Lantau Island.
"It was torrential almost all of yesterday and including the snow melt we've had over 100 millimetres since Friday, hence at this time of year, with quite a worn track, it's not in good shape.
Between ten and 15 millimetres is forecast to fall in the Cheltenham area today according to a Met Office spokesman, who said: "There will be rain through the morning, which will be heavy at times, between ten and 15 millimetres.
Clerk of the course Andrew Tulloch reported that Aintree had received "five or six millimetres" of rain on Wednesday night and "just over a millimetre" on Thursday.
Course spokesman Jonjo Sanderson said, ``We've had nine millimetres of rain today and we are forecast another seven millimetres overnight and tomorrow morning so we are going to inspect at eight o'clock.
spacing between the bars or panels should be no greater than 95 millimetres
NEWMARKET'S July Meeting is set to open with the guarantee of good ground after five millimetres of rain fell late yesterday.