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  Parking meter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parking meters are usually seen along the curb of a street, but are sometimes used within parking garages as well.
Alternatives to parking meters are ticket machines (for dashboard display of proof of payment) and machines to accept and electronically record payment by stall number, (known in New York City as the Muni Meter).
In Berkeley, California, the "chopped off" remains of meter poles were a common sight during the 1990s, and parking was largely free (and chaotic) throughout the city until the government installed digital parking meters with very thick poles in 2000.
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 Learn more about Meter (poetry) in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In literature, meter is a term used in the scansion of poetry, usually indicated by the kind of feet and the number of them.
This meter was used most often in the Sapphic stanza, named after the Greek poet Sappho, who wrote many of her poems in the form.
Another important meter in English is the ballad meter, also called the "common meter", which is a four line stanza, with two lines of iambic tetrameter followed by two lines of iambic trimeter; the rhymes usually fall on the lines of trimeter, although in many instances the tetrameter also rhymes.
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 meter on Encyclopedia.com
The meter was originally defined as 1/10,000,000 of the distance between the equator and either pole; however, the original survey was inaccurate and the meter was later defined simply as the distance between two scratches on a bar made of a platinum-iridium alloy and kept at Sevres, France, near Paris.
The meter is now the legal standard of length for most of the world, other standards, such as the yard, being defined in terms of the meter.
All communications between the settlements is on a "two meter radio waveband" system, this girl is speaking to Port Stanley from San Carlos.1984.
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 Parking meter - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A parking meter is a device used to collect money in exchange for the right to park an automobile etc. in a particular place for a limited amount of time.
By inserting coins (or credit card, smart money, etc...) into a slot, and turning a handle (or pressing a key...), a timer is set within the meter.
Sometimes, a great notion: random thoughts on parking meters, the recall campaign, and a union bully.
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 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Peak flow meter use - series: Peak flow meter use - part one
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Peak flow meter use - series: Peak flow meter use - part one
Peak flow meter use - series: Peak flow meter use - part one
A peak flow meter helps you check how well your asthma is controlled.
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 AllRefer.com - meter, unit of measure, Weight & Measure (Weights And Measures) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - meter, unit of measure, Weight & Measure (Weights And Measures) - Encyclopedia
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