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We’d drill down about a meter, scan the borehole for organic matter, and then drill down another meter, looking for life as we went.
HE FOUND ‘ISLANDS OF FERTILITY’ BENEATH ANTARCTICA’S ICESTEVE NADISJULY 20, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Normally, the top meter or so of the permafrost, called the “active layer,” actually thaws in summer.
4 WAYS TO PUT THE 100-DEGREE ARCTIC HEAT RECORD IN CONTEXTCAROLYN GRAMLINGJULY 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They also used data from smart meters in homes and other measures of energy use.
CO2 EMISSIONS HAVE NOSEDIVED AS COVID-19 KEEPS PEOPLE HOMECAROLYN GRAMLINGMAY 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Billions of cubic meters of concrete are produced every year.
THIS ‘LIVING’ CONCRETE SLURPS UP A GREENHOUSE GASCAROLYN WILKEMAY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
On the scale of a billionth of a meter, it’s called a nanotube.
HERE’S HOW BUTTERFLY WINGS KEEP COOL IN THE SUNERIN GARCIA DE JESUSMARCH 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Down the block, a taxi that had been parked with meter ticking across from Engel's apartment-hotel drew away slowly.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Plants are set out one meter apart in each direction, as they spread considerably.
PHILIPPINE MATSHUGO H. MILLER
I think the change began with the failure of the supply of gas from the penny-in-the-slot meter.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
Indeed, he states explicitly that most forms of poetry do use all of the media mentioned: rhythm, tune, and meter.
RHETORIC AND POETRY IN THE RENAISSANCEDONALD LEMEN CLARK
I have been glad ever since to live where there is nothing more to do than turn the gas off at the meter when one goes to bed.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO METER

  • barometer
  • basis
  • benchmark
  • bore
  • capacity
  • check
  • criterion
  • degree
  • depth
  • example
  • exemplar
  • extent
  • guide
  • guideline
  • height
  • indicator
  • magnitude
  • mark
  • meter
  • model
  • norm
  • pattern
  • rule
  • sample
  • scale
  • scope
  • size
  • span
  • test
  • thickness
  • touchstone
  • type
  • width
  • yardstick
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