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meters

noun
plural of meter

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the recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity
  • the poem's heavy meter is meant to reinforce the atmosphere of gloom

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meters

verb
present tense third-person singular of meter

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“Meters.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/meters. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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