Me*gam"e*ter (?), n. [Mega- + -meter: cf. F. m'egametre.] Physics

1.

An instrument for determining longitude by observation of the stars.

2.

A micrometer.

[R.]

Knight.

 

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Meg"a*me`ter, Meg"a*me`tre (?), n. [Mega- + meter, metre, n., 2.]

In the metric system, one million meters, or one thousand kilometers.

 

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