meter reading

meter reading

noun
1. a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm" [syn: reading
2. the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments; "he has a job meter reading for the gas company" [syn: reading
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