Meaning of METRE
Pronunciation:   'meetur



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Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   (US "meter") The fundamental si unit of length. From 1889 to 1960, the metre was defined to be the distance between two scratches in a platinumiridium bar kept in the vault beside the Standard Kilogram at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures near Paris. This replaced an earlier definition as 10^7 times the distance between the North Pole and the Equator along a meridian through Paris; unfortunately, this had been based on an inexact value of the circumference of the Earth. From 1960 to 1984 it was defined to be 1650763.73 wavelengths of the orangered line of krypton86 propagating in a vacuum. It is now defined as the length of the path traveled by light in a vacuum in the time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second. 


