Translation of "meter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

meter

noun [ C ] uk /ˈmiː.tər/ us /ˈmiː.t̬ɚ/
DEVICE 裝置

a device that measures the amount of something that is used

計,儀,表
The electricity meter is in the basement. 電錶在樓梯下麵。
You'll need some change for the parking meter. 你需要些零錢來付計時停車費。
A man came to read the meter (= see how much gas had been used). 煤氣公司的人來抄煤氣表了。

the device in a taxi that measures the distance or the amount of time spent travelling and shows how much you have to pay

(計程車的)計費表
The cab driver left the meter running while I helped Mum to her front door. 我扶媽媽下車走到前門期間,計程車司機一直讓計費表繼續運轉。
MEASUREMENT 測量

US spelling of metre

verb [ T ] uk /ˈmiː.tər/ us /ˈmiː.t̬ɚ/

to use meters to measure how much gas, electricity, or water is used

(用儀表)計,計量
Britain's water companies are planning to meter water consumption. 英國的自來水公司正計劃計量用水量。

(Translation of “meter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)