Meaning of METER in English

METER

n.

Function: noun

Etymology: -meter

Date: 1815

1 : an instrument for measuring and sometimes recording the time or amount of something <a parking meter > <a gas meter >

2 : POSTAGE METER also : a marking printed by a postage meter

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.