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Vocab #3 ELA III Roots METER, METR
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Roots METER, METR
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barometer
an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure and hence for assiting in predicting probable weather changes
METER, METR
measure
geometry
Earth measuring, originally the system of measuring distances on Earth through the use of angles, now a branch of mathematics that deals with point, lines, planes and solids
kilometer
one thousand meters
metric system
a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter as a unit length and the kilogram as a unit mass
metronome
a clock like instrument for measuring the exact time (law) in music by a regularly repeated tick
odometer
road measure, an instrument for measuring the distance travelled by vehicle
parameter
a fixed limit or boundary
pedometer
an instrument that measures the distance walked by recording the number of steps taken
perimeter
the boundary around an area
symmetrical
measured together, having both sides exactly alike
tachometer
an instrument used to measure the speed of a revolving shaft in revolutions per minute
trigonometry
the branch of mathematics that deals with the relations between the sides and angles of triangles and the calculations based on these
asymmetrical
having parts or aspects that are not equal or equivalent; unequal in some respect
centimeter
a metric unit of length, equal to one hundredth of a meter
chronometer
an instrument for measuring time, especially one designed to keep accurate time in spite of motion or variations in temperature, humidity, and air pressure
diameter
a straight line passing from side to side through the center of a body or figure, especially a circle or sphere
pentameter
a line of verse consisting of five metrical feet
thermometer
a device that measures temperature
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