meter noun (DEVICE) - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “meter”

See all translations

meter

noun [C] (DEVICE)
裝置
 
 
/ˈmiː.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
a device that measures the amount of something that is used
計,儀,表
The electricity meter is under the stairs.
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。
The man from the gas board came to read the meter (= see how much gas had been used).
煤氣公司的人來抄煤氣表了。
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
(計程車的)計費表
The taxi 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。
The interior of vehicles
(Definition of meter noun (DEVICE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “meter” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

Morse code

a system used for sending messages, in which letters and numbers are represented by short and long marks, sounds, or flashes of light

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Read More