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Example sentences for metre

Its web can stretch up to a metre across, and the spider eats and re-spins it every few days.
He considered this exercised also as a work of penance, compositions in metre being always more difficult than those in prose.
Now the size of transistors is measured in billionths of a metre.
It is heavy-one cubic metre weighs a tonne-so expensive to move.

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