water meter

water meter
noun
meter for measuring the quantity of water passing through a particular outlet
Hypernyms: ↑meter

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noun
: an instrument for recording the quantity of water passing through a particular outlet

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a device for measuring and registering the quantity of water that passes through a pipe or other outlet.
[1855-60]

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water meter noun
An instrument for measuring the quantity of water passing through a particular outlet
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Main Entry:water

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water meter UK US noun [countable] [singular water meter plural water meters]
a machine that measures how much water you use in your house
Thesaurus: machines and equipment with a specific usehyponym general words for machinery and equipmenthypernym

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water meter,
an apparatus for measuring and recording the amount of water drawn from a water main, public water system, or well, by a particular user or group of users.

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noun, pl ⋯ -ters [count]
: a machine that measures how much water is used in a building

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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