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    The METER is currently defined

    a. by a standard metal bar kept in Paris, France.
    b. as 10 ^-7 of the distance from Equator to Pole.
    c. by the distance light will travel in a certain time.
    d. by the President's foot.
    e. by a platinum bar kept in the National Bureau of Standards.

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    a. by a standard metal bar kept in Paris, France.

    The meter was originally ''defined'' as one ten-millioneth the distance from the ...

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