# Shared Flashcard Set

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Great Source Level ? Lesson 23
Suffix -meter alti- baro- dia- geo- kilo- metric metronome micro- odo- peri-
10
English
6th Grade
03/14/2011

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Term
 altimeter
Definition
 An instrument that measures altitude, or height above a certain point.
Term
 barometer
Definition
 a. An instrument, useful for predicting weather, that measures atmospheric pressureb. Something that registers or shows changes; an indicator
Term
 diameter
Definition
 A line through the exact center of a figure, usually a circle or sphere
Term
 geometry
Definition
 The branch of mathematics dealing with points, lines, angles, and shapes
Term
 kilometer
Definition
 A unit of length equal to 1,000 meters, or about 0.62 miles.
Term
 metric
Definition
 Grams, milliliters, and centimeters are metric units of measurement.
Term
 metronome
Definition
 An instrument that marks time, with ticks or flashes at regular adjustable intervals.
Term
 micrometer
Definition
 a. An instrument that measures very small distances, objects, or angles.b. A unit of length equal to one thousandth of a millimeter, or one millionth of a meter.
Term
 odometer
Definition
 An instrument that indicates distance traveled by a vehicle.
Term
 perimeter
Definition
 The outer boundary of a shape or an object, or the distance around that boundry.
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