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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: meter /ˈmiːtə(r)/ 
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pluralmeters
  1. 1
    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).

This is the British English definition of meter. View American English definition of meter