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gas meter

noun
1.
an apparatus for measuring and recording the amount of gas produced or consumed, especially such an apparatus metering the amount of household gas piped into a dwelling.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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British Dictionary definitions for gas-meter

gas meter

noun
1.
an apparatus for measuring and recording the amount of gas passed through it
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gas meter

device for measuring the quantity or rate of flow of a gas. Types of gas meters (by operating principles) include displacement, velocity, head, thermal, acoustic, and tracer.

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