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  • noun Plural form of stere.

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Examples

  • In the same article the consumption of matches in France is given at 7,200,000,000, and the quantity of lumber annually required for this manufacture is computed at 80,000 steres, or cubic metres -- evidently an erroneous calculation.

    Earth as Modified by Human Action, The~ Chapter 03 (historical)

  • In 1815, the supply of firewood for the city required 1,200,000 steres, or cubic metres; in 1859 it had fallen to

    The Earth as Modified by Human Action

  • Everybody was fond of the good old fellow, who heightened the oddity of his appearance on board his own ship by wearing a huge straw hat like the bell-crowned hat Eugene Sue puts on the head of M. Pipelet in the M.steres de Paris, and a song had been composed about him, which we used to sing together and the chorus of which began "Bon! bon! de la

    Memoirs (Vieux Souvenirs) of the Prince de Joinville

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