1o_ Lexical component indicating a measurement . From Greek, 956; 949; 964; 961; 959; 957; ( métron "measured" ) . 2o_ By the previous one, unit of length . Its symbol is m and belongs to the International System. Also the tool with its scale to measure it. 3o_ By the first, it is a measure in versification. View Metric . 4th_ Prefix by "main mother, origin" . From Greek 956; 951; 964; 961; 945; (metra "matrix, uterus, mother" ). 5th_ Metropolis apócope, metropolitan . 6o_ By the previous, urban transport system, usually an underground train.
Subway: term of Greek origin that means " measured ". The Greek etymology provides affixes which most pristine origins appear in Medo-persas and Aramaic languages:-Metro, is a sequence of equal segments whose units follow a pattern of multiples or submultiples to be separated from the unit first and go to compose other magnitudes of greater or lesser proportion always direct each other; EJS.: the bamboo cane; a train; subplano Cartesian, the urban nomenclature, a keyboard, the score, etc. The word Metro, not only referred to a system of measures, but also to the instrument as a pattern, containing exactly the unit convensionalmente adopted in such a way that, subway tailor, has 150 centimeters, while that of a bricklayer, reaches the 300 cms., or even determines in detail units and fractions in systems not decimals and mixed--square: area which can be divided into thousand frames of a centimeter on each side. Cubic metre: amount that is assumed, can caver in a bucket of 1mt per side.