Hindi translation of 'meter'
Word forms: meters
1. countable noun
A meter is a device that measures and records something such as the amount of gas or electricity that you have used.मीटर mnमापक mn
...the electricity meter. ...a parking meter.a gas/electricity/water/light meter a moisture/decibel/pH meter read/check/use a meter a meter measures/shows a meter reading
meter or metre?In British English, a meter is a measuring device and a metre is a unit of length (= 100 centimetres).In American English, the spelling meter is used for both meanings.
2. see also metre
2. see also metre
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Example Sentences Including 'meter'
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British Gas sends me a bill for the gas used through both meters.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
How much do you know about smart meters?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Take a meter reading as soon as possible.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Then take meter readings for your gas and electricity and note these down.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This means either something is faulty or the meter is reading incorrectly.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The plan also allows suppliers to read and manage meters remotely, removing the need for a home visit, thus reducing costs.Computing (2010)
What about smart meters and some wireless technology that addresses this area?Computing (2010)
Save your card details and you can pay the meter price via your phone, too.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She has a meter and pays 5 a month by direct debit.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Some parks may have meters for gas and electricity.The Sun (2011)
The meter measures the efficiency of your lungs and determines the dosage of medicine needed.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Use a pH meter, which you can buy at garden centres.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
We will have to pay for these meters, though they will save the energy companies money.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
You had to put coins in the gas meter.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Your doc may get you to take some recordings of your breathing with a simple gizmo called a peak flow meter.The Sun (2009)
A peak flow meter provides this.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A workman arrived to install a new electricity meter.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Another is to buy and use an electricity meter.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A MAN set fire to gas meters in a bid to blow up a block of flats.The Sun (2016)
About four million households are using prepayment meters.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I called and continued to give meter readings and pay by direct debit to avoid sinking into debt.The Sun (2016)
Parking meters beep when you put money into them.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Regulators also want electricity meters to be installed in each train to show which routes use the most power.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Smart meters let people see the energy they use and track which appliances cost the most.The Sun (2016)
Smart meters show in real time how much electricity and gas is being used by households.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Smart meters will measure energy consumption automatically in a much more precise manner than at present.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The institute says that less than 1 per cent of households would willingly pay for the meters if they had a choice.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The telephone technology should mean energy companies can read meters remotely.The Sun (2015)
They had bypassed the electricity meter so as not to draw attention to the lights for the plants.The Sun (2012)
You did the right thing in supplying meter readings.The Sun (2013)
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'meter' in Other Languages
British English: meter /ˈmiːtə/ NOUN
A meter is a device that measures and records something such as the amount of gas or electricity that you have used.
...the electricity meter.
- American English: meter device
- Arabic: عَدّادُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: medidor
- Chinese: 仪表
- Croatian: mjerač
- Czech: měřicí přístroj elektroměr apod.
- Danish: meter
- Dutch: meter
- European Spanish: contador
- Finnish: mittari
- French: compteur
- German: Zähler
- Greek: μετρητής
- Italian: metro
- Japanese: メーター
- Korean: 미터
- Norwegian: måler
- Polish: metr
- European Portuguese: medidor
- Romanian: contor
- Russian: измерительный прибор
- Spanish: contador medidor
- Swedish: meter
- Thai: หน่วยวัดความยาวเป็นเมตร
- Turkish: sayaç
- Ukrainian: вимірювальний прилад
- Vietnamese: dụng cụ đo
British English: meter VERB
To meter something such as gas or electricity means to use a meter to measure how much of it people use.
Only a third of these households thought it reasonable to meter water.
Translation of meter from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary