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  • n. a rule one meter long (usually marked off in centimeters and millimeters)


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  • We can identify these in galaxies that are reasonably close and we infer their distances with this “meterstick.”

    A Dark, Misleading Force

  • The ceremony highlighted the fact that science can pull the meterstick metric! out of its backside and have fun for a night.

    Ars Technica

  • This plastic meterstick has raised lines every centimeter and braille every other centimeter.

    Fred's Head from APH

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