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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.”
The ceremony highlighted the fact that science can pull the meterstick metric! out of its backside and have fun for a night.
This plastic meterstick has raised lines every centimeter and braille every other centimeter.