meter noun (DEVICE) translation to Mandarin Chinese Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "meter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Read More 

Word of the Day

bae

someone you love; a boyfriend or girlfriend

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More