Definitions for "Metre"
Rhythmical arrangement of syllables or words into verses, stanzas, strophes, etc.; poetical measure, depending on number, quantity, and accent of syllables; rhythm; measure; verse; also, any specific rhythmical arrangements; as, the Horatian meters; a dactylic meter.
See Meter.
The grouping in which a succession of rhythmic pulses or beats is organized; in standard notation, indicated by a time signature at the beginning of a work (e.g., ).
A measure of length, equal to 39.37 English inches, the standard of linear measure in the metric system of weights and measures. It was intended to be, and is very nearly, the ten millionth part of the distance from the equator to the north pole, as ascertained by actual measurement of an arc of a meridian. See Metric system, under Metric.
The basic unit for measuring length in the International System of Units ( SI). This system is Canada's official system of measurement.
the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
Keywords:  centimetres, kilometre, feet
100 centimetres, or 3.3 feet. 1000metres = 1 kilometre.
Keywords:  poem
A poem.
exactly 1,650,763.73 wavelengths of the orange-red spectral line of Krypton-86
How the bars in music are subdivided. (See time signature)
the pattern of pulse units in music
the groupings of beats, usually in twos, threes, or fours; metre is usually indicated by a time signature (a fraction-like figure placed at the beginning of a piece of music).