part of speech: noun

definition: the basic unit of length of the metric system, equal to one hundred centimeters or 3.28 feet.

part of speech: noun

definition 1: a particular rhythmic pattern or the rhythmic pattern of units or feet of poetry.

  • Renaissance poets wrote poems in strict meter.

definition 2: the rhythmic measure in music provided by the division of notes into equal units or bars.

  • There are four beats to a measure in this meter.

definition 3: the time value and number of beats for each note in a musical composition.