What does meter suffix mean?
The name Meter is of Greek origin. The meaning of Meter is “mother”. Meter is generally used as a girl’s name.
A metric prefix is a unit prefix that precedes a basic unit of measure to indicate a multiple or fraction of the unit.
Answer and Explanation: 5 meters is equivalent, or equal to, 500 centimeters. The name ‘centimeter,’ is made up of the prefix ‘centi-‘ and the base, ‘meter.’ The prefix… See full answer below.
Prefixes are used in the metric system to represent subdivisions within a larger measurement. The most commonly used of this prefixes are deka, hecto, and kilo and then on the other end of the scale deci, centi, and milli. 5.0.
11-letter words that end in meter. thermometer. dynamometer. speedometer. calorimeter.
also metre, “poetic measure, metrical scheme, arrangement of language in a series of rhythmic movements,” Old English meter “meter, versification,” from Latin mētrum, from Greek metron “meter, a verse; that by which anything is measured; measure, length, size, limit, proportion” (from PIE root *me- (2) “to measure”).
Measuring devices (such as ammeter, speedometer) are spelled “-meter” in all variants of English. The suffix “-meter” has the same Greek origin as the unit of length.
word-forming element meaning “device or instrument for measuring;” commonly -ometer, occasionally -imeter; from French -mètre, from Greek metron “a measure,” from PIE root *me- (2) “to measure.”