meter


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