gas meter

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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. gas liquor,
  2. gas log,
  3. gas main,
  4. gas mantle,
  5. gas mask,
  6. gas oil,
  7. gas oven,
  8. gas pedal,
  9. gas peritonitis,
  10. gas plant

Origin of gas meter

First recorded in 1805–15

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British Dictionary definitions for gas meter

gas meter

noun

an apparatus for measuring and recording the amount of gas passed through it
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