Meaning of METER in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ mi:tə(r) ]
( meters, metering, metered)
A meter is a device that measures and records something such as the amount of gas or electricity that you have used.
He was there to read the electricity meter...
To meter something such as gas or electricity means to use a meter to measure how much of it people use, usually in order to calculate how much they have to pay.
Only a third of these households thought it reasonable to meter water...
Metered taxis are relatively inexpensive.
VERB : V n , V-ed
A meter is the same as a parking meter .
see also metre
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006