Translation of "meter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (DEVICE) 裝置 uk us /ˈmiː.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/

a device that measures the amount of something that is used

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。

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

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。

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