Definition of 'meter'
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About four million households are using prepayment meters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Take a meter reading as soon as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What about smart meters and some wireless technology that addresses this area? Computing (2010) Smart meters show in real time how much electricity and gas is being used by households. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A workman arrived to install a new electricity meter. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I called and continued to give meter readings and pay by direct debit to avoid sinking into debt. The Sun (2016)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) Use a pH meter, which you can buy at garden centres. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The plan also allows suppliers to read and manage meters remotely, removing the need for a home visit, thus reducing costs. Computing (2010)A MAN set fire to gas meters in a bid to blow up a block of flats. The Sun (2016)Another is to buy and use an electricity meter. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This means either something is faulty or the meter is reading incorrectly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You had to put coins in the gas meter. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The meter measures the efficiency of your lungs and determines the dosage of medicine needed. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Parking meters beep when you put money into them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You did the right thing in supplying meter readings. The Sun (2013) Smart meters let people see the energy they use and track which appliances cost the most. The Sun (2016)The telephone technology should mean energy companies can read meters remotely. The Sun (2015)Some parks may have meters for gas and electricity. The Sun (2011)Smart meters will measure energy consumption automatically in a much more precise manner than at present. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then take meter readings for your gas and electricity and note these down. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How much do you know about smart meters? Times, Sunday Times (2010)They had bypassed the electricity meter so as not to draw attention to the lights for the plants. The Sun (2012)Regulators also want electricity meters to be installed in each train to show which routes use the most power. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your doc may get you to take some recordings of your breathing with a simple gizmo called a peak flow meter. The Sun (2009)We will have to pay for these meters, though they will save the energy companies money. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She has a meter and pays 5 a month by direct debit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)British Gas sends me a bill for the gas used through both meters. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Save your card details and you can pay the meter price via your phone, too. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A peak flow meter provides this. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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