Meaning of METER in English

METER

transcription, транскрипция: [ mi:tə(r) ]

( meters, metering, metered)

1.

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...

N-COUNT

2.

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

3.

A meter is the same as a parking meter .

N-COUNT

4.

see also metre

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