- 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 of gas meter
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Historical Examples of gas meter
Peter, you might pretend you've come to inspect the gas-meter or the milk or something.Once a Week
Alan Alexander Milne
A man came there again just the other day, too, and said he wanted to read the gas-meter.
He said he came to read the gas-meter, so I took him down into the cellar and the gas-meter had been taken away.
A register of these revolutions is made by machinery similar to a gas-meter.
It caused a peculiar clicking sound, as though he had something between a giggle and a gas-meter at work in his neck.The History of Mr. Polly
H. G. Wells
- an apparatus for measuring and recording the amount of gas passed through it