verb (used with object), me·tered, me·ter·ing or (especially British) me·tred, me·tring.
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OTHER WORDS FROM meterun·me·tered, adjective
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It will be noticed that a metering pin or needle valve opens the jet when the air valve opens.
The only moving part is the metering valve, which rises and falls with the changes in vacuum.
The quantity of water fed to the boiler during the test may be found by metering or by weighing.Engineering Bulletin No 1: Boiler and Furnace Testing|Rufus T. Strohm
The air chamber surrounds the metering valve, and there is a mixing chamber above.
This pulls down the metering pin, increasing the gasoline flow.
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The basic unit of length in the metric system; it was originally planned so that the circumference of the Earth would be measured at about forty million meters. A meter is 39.37 inches. Today, the meter is defined to be the distance light travels in 1 / 299,792,458 seconds.