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meter

noun [C] (DEVICE)
装置
 
 
/ˈmiː.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
a device that measures the amount of something that is used
计,仪,表
The electricity meter is under the stairs.
电表在楼梯下面。
You'll need some change for the parking meter.
你需要些零钱付计时停车费。
The man from the gas board came to read the meter (= see how much gas had been used).
煤气公司的人来抄煤气表了。
Weighing, measuring and counting devices
the device in a taxi that measures the distance or the amount of time spent travelling and shows how much you have to pay
(出租车的)计价器
The taxi driver left the meter running while I helped Mum to her front door.
我扶妈妈下车走到前门口这段时间,出租车司机一直开着计价器。
The interior of vehicles
(Definition of meter noun (DEVICE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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