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water meter

noun
1.
a device for measuring and registering the quantity of water that passes through a pipe or other outlet.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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Examples for water meter
  • There are several reasons why you'd want to be able to locate and read your water meter.
  • Get information about water meter installation, replacement, and operation.
  • Information about viewing automated water meter readings online.
  • Your water meter measures the amount of water used in your household or business.
  • Your water meter measures the amount of water used in your household.
  • Regular readings and proper maintenance of your water meter ensures accurate billing.
  • The first step is to check your water meter for movement.
  • Familiarize yourself with where your water meter is located.
  • The application is intended for a licensed plumber who is installing, replacing, relocating or repairing a water meter.
British Dictionary definitions for water meter

water meter

noun
1.
a device for measuring the quantity or rate of water flowing through a pipe
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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