# meter-, metro-, metr-, -metrical, -metrically, -metron, -metric, -metrist, -meter, -meters, -metry, -metre

#### (Greek: measure)

symmetrophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
A strong dislike of symmetry: An individual, suffering from symmetrophobia, may have the compulsion to rearrange furniture so that end tables are not exactly the same distances from a couch, or identical lamps are not positioned at equal distances from a chair or couch.

There may also be a compulsion to rearrange pictures on a wall in a random manner rather than in a row or equal intervals from each other.

symmetry (s), symmetries (pl)
1. The corresponding arrangement or balancing of the parts or elements of a whole in respect to size, shape, and position on opposing sides of an axis or center; congruity and harmony.
2. The elements of beauty in nature or art that result from balanced arrangements and balancing.
3. In biology, regular arrangement of parts or organs in an animal body so that a division will give halves corresponding in shape, size, function, relative position, etc.; similarity of structure.
4. Synonyms: agreement, conformity, harmony, order, parity, proportion, regularity.
systolometer
tachometer
tachometer, tachometry
A device used to determine the speed of rotation, typically of a vehicle’s crankshaft and usually in revolutions per minute. Also known as a "speedometer".
tachymeter
An instrument used in surveying to work out distances, elevations, and directions at speed.
tachymetry
Enables the operator, by a single observation upon a rod, to obtain the necessary horizontal and vertical data for the determination of the three elements of position of a point on the surface of the earth.
tactometer (s) (noun), tactometers (pl)
An instrument used to measure the sensitivity of touching.
taximeter
telebarometer (s) (noun), telebarometers (pl)
A scientific instrument used to measure air pressure: A telebarometer shows tendencies that can forecast short term changes in the weather.
telehydrobarometer
An instrument for recording the pressure of a head of water or other liquid.
telemeter
telemetrically
telemetry
telethermometer
1. Any of various thermometers that indicate or record temperatures at a distance, usually by means of an electric current.
2. An apparatus for determining temperature on which the reading is made at a distance from the object or subject being studied.

Related "measure" and "metric" words and charts: mens-; Metric Chart of Units; Metric-Length Converter; Metric Units and Links.