meter

US [ˈmitər]
UK [ˈmiːtə(r)]
  • n.表;仪;计;计量表
  • v.用仪表计量
  • Web米;公尺;计量器
Plural Form:meters  Present Participle:metering  Past Tense:metered  
meter
n.
1.
(用于测量电、煤气、水等,以及时间和距离的)计量器,计量表a device that measures and records the amount of electricity, gas, water, etc. that you have used or the time and distance you have travelled, etc.
A man came to read the gas meter.
有个男子来查过煤气表。
The cab driver left the meter running while he waited for us.
在等我们的时候,出租车司机让计程表继续走字。
2.
计;仪;表a device for measuring the thing mentioned
speedometer
速度计
altimeter
高度表
calorimeter
热量计
v.
1.
~ sth
用仪表计量to measure sth (for example how much gas, electricity, etc. has been used) using a meter

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