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noun meter pronunciation in American English /ˈmitər/
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pluralmeters
  1. 1
    [countable] a piece of equipment for measuring how much of something such as gas, electricity, or water you have used
    an electricity meter
    Someone from the gas company came to read the meter (=to check how much gas has been used).
  2. 2
    [countable] a parking meter
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  3. 4
    [countable/uncountable] literature the patterns of sounds and rhythms in poetry
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