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Noun metre has 3 senses
- meter, metre, m - the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
--1 is a kind of metric linear unit
--1 is a part of
--1 has parts: decimeter, decimetre, dm
- meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence - (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
--2 is a kind of poetic rhythm, rhythmic pattern, prosody
--2 has particulars:
- meter, metre, time - rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time
--3 is a kind of rhythmicity