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-meter

noun combining form

: device used to measure something

Full Definition of -METER

:  instrument or means for measuring <barometer>
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Origin of -METER

French -mètre, from Greek metron measure
-METER Defined for Kids

-meter

noun suffix

Definition of -METER for Kids

:  instrument for measuring <thermometer>
Medical Dictionary

-meter

noun combining form -me·ter \mət-ər sometimes ˌmēt-\

Medical Definition of -METER

:  instrument or means for measuring <calorimeter>
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