
anapest 
a measure of poetic meter consisting of two short or unstressed syllables followed by one long or stressed syllable. 
centiare 
a unit of area equal to one square meter or 10.764 square feet. 
centimeter 
a unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter or 0.3937 inch. (abbr.: cm) 
cm 
abbreviation of "centimeter," or "centimeters," a unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter or 0.3937 inch. 
common time 
a musical meter of four beats, usu. quarter notes, to the measure; fourfour time. 
couplet 
two successive lines of poetry that usu. rhyme and have the same meter, and often form a single unit of meaning. 
decimeter 
a unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter or 3.937 inches. 
decistere 
a unit of volume equal to one tenth of a stere or cubic meter or 3.532 cubic feet. 
diopter 
a unit of measure of the refractive power of a lens, equal to the power of a lens with a onemeter focal length. 
dm 
abbreviation of "decimeter," or "decimeters," a unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter or 3.937 inches. 
F^{5} 
abbreviation of "fermi," a unit of length equal to 10^{15} meter. 
fermi 
a unit of length equal to 10^{15} meter. 
fourfour time 
a musical meter having four quarter notes or their equivalent in each measure. 
indicator 
an instrument such as a gauge, meter, or dial that shows the performance of a piece of equipment. [1/3 definitions] 
joule 
a unit of energy equal to the work done by one newton moving through a distance of one meter, or to ten million ergs. 
kiloliter 
a unit of capacity equal to one thousand liters or 264.2 gallons, or to one cubic meter or 1.308 cubic yards. 
lux 
a unit of illumination equal to one lumen per square meter. 
m.^{1} 
abbreviation of "meter," or "meters," the basic unit of length of the metric system, equal to one hundred centimeters or 3.28 feet. 
mazurka 
an energetic Polish dance similar to the polka, the music for which is written in triple meter with a strong accent on the second beat. 
meter^{3} 
to measure, regulate, or disburse by means of a meter. [1/2 definitions] 
meterkilogramsecond 
of, designating, or pertaining to the system of measurement in which the meter, kilogram, and second are the basic units of length, mass, and time, respectively. 

