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  1. metres

    The metre (British spelling) or meter (American spelling; see spelling differences) (from the French unit mètre, from the Greek noun μέτρον, "measure"), symbol m, is the primary unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), though its prefixed forms are also used relatively frequently. The metre was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole along a great circle, so the Earth's circumference is approximately 40000 km. In 1799, the metre was redefined in terms of a prototype metre bar (the actual bar used was changed in 1889). In 1960, the metre was redefined in terms of a certain number of wavelengths of a certain emission line of krypton-86. The current definition was adopted in 1983 and modified slightly in 2002 to clarify that the metre is a measure of proper length. From 1983 until 2019, the metre was formally defined as the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum in 1/299792458 of a second. After the 2019 redefinition of the SI base units, this definition was rephrased to include the definition of a second in terms of the caesium frequency ΔνCs.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'metres' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3035

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    Rank popularity for the word 'metres' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2754

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  1. S meter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of metres in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of metres in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of metres in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Clare:

    We were even able to collect eDNA from animals that were hundreds of metres away from where we were testing without a significant drop in the concentration, and even from outside sealed buildings. The animals were inside, but their DNA was escaping.

  2. France German Andre Greipel:

    Two victories, it's great, the whole team worked well for this sprint. It was the first bunch sprint, it's interesting... with 300 metres I thought I was boxed in but I saw an opening and went for it.

  3. Bretagne Seche:

    I saw Eduardo in the rear mirror and I stopped, instead of walking towards me he climbed in the AG2r car. They did 100 metres so that's the rules, he's out of the race.

  4. Ewaryst Matczak:

    We have to dig wells 100 metres deep now if we want to have drinking water, the problem is that after mining, it is cheaper for the company to just dump the water into the river Warta from where it goes into the Baltic Sea instead of cleaning it up and pouring it [back] into our lakes.

  5. Blue Sky primary school headteacher:

    We analysed the water around, and we have a river like 50 metres far from here, and we saw that it is not healthy, that water. Then we took water from the government supply, but we also saw that it was not going to be healthy and we want the best things for our kids, so we decided to buy the filter.

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