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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “meter”

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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