μέτρο

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μέτρον (métron). The modern sense is reinforced by French mètre.

Noun[edit]

μέτρο (métron (plural μέτρα)

  1. measure, measurement
    Η ίντσα είναι μέτρο μήκους.
    I íntsa eínai métro míkous.
    An inch is a measure of length.
  2. rule, ruler
    ένα μέτρο του ποδιούéna métro tou podioúa one-foot ruler
  3. measure, action
    αντιπλημμυρικά μέτραantiplimmyriká métraflood prevention measures
  4. (SI base unit, sciences, engineering) metre (universal), meter (US)
  5. (music, poetry) metre (UK), meter (US)
  6. moderation

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