** Definition of Meter**

- Meter is a standard metric unit used for measuring the lengths of the objects.

**More about Meter**

- The abbreviation for meter is m.
- One meter is equivalent to 100 centimeters.

**Examples of Meter**

- The estimated length of a car is about 4 meters.
- The height of a crutch is about 2 meters.

**Solved Example on Meter**

Choose the appropriate unit that is used to measure the height of a truck.

Choices:

A. about 5 meters

B. 2 meters

C. 10 meters

D. 15 meters

Correct Answer: A

Solution:

Step 1:Meter is a standard metric unit used for measuring the lengths of the objects.

Step 2:The height of the truck is about 5 meters long.

Step 3:So, about 5 meters is the estimated height of the truck.

**Related Terms for Meter**

- Length
- Metric System
- Unit