Definitions for "meter "
Meter reads data from a Radioshack multimeter with a PC interface to stdout, file, or both. Data can be tagged with the date/time the reading was made or the elapsed time from when the program was started. Data is in scientific notation or raw strings as read from the multimeter.
One who, or that which, metes or measures. See Coal-meter.
An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured.
The mechanical or digital device that creates a valid denominated postage imprint known as a meter stamp. Postage is prepaid to the regulating postal authority. Meters were authorized by the UPU in 1920. They are used today by volume mailers to cut the cost of franking mail.
stamp with a meter indicating the postage; "meter the mail"
Tape - A piece of adhesive paper that is fed through a postage meter and imprinted with postage. The meter tape is then applied to a mailpiece (usually a large envelope or parcel that is too big to fit through the postage meter). ( Go Back to Previous Page )
A poem.
An instrument that records the amount of something passing through it, such as electricity.
A device that gives a definable measurement of something. In audio, usually refers to the dBm or VU meters which indicate signal level on a mixer or other device. Can be in the form of an analog meter, or digital (LED display) meter.
E-meter (Hubbard Electropsychometer). The psychogalvonometer adopted by Hubbard. A simple lie detector.
A visual display, either a needle on a scale or a graph on the LCD, giving the metal detector user information about the target and metal detector state
A detector component that provides visual information to aid in target identification. Meters feature either an LCD or needle indicator which may display intensity of signal, target depth, target identification, type of metal, or battery condition.
Any digital or analog display that depicts temperature, pressure, etc. The words meter, indicator, gauge are used interchangeably.
A device or gauge that provides a reading of an electrical voltage as in an audio signal.
is a gauge or digital read-out that shows the level of a signal. Also syncopation count.
A mechanical or electronic device that can count people's behaviour. A well known example is the TV peoplemeter.
An electronic or mechanical apparatus in an electronic gaming device. May record the number of coins wagered, the number of coins dropped, the number of times the handle was pulled, or the number of coins paid out to winning players.
a device, which is fitted to your water supply pipe
Keywords:  preview, toggle, fan, native, speaking
The color-coded fan located directly below the exercise/preview toggle switch in Picture Exercises for Language Skill D: Speaking. The Meter indicates how closely your voice matches that of the native speaker.
Keywords:  silkquit, quit, org, weeks, minutes
The tool that is used to track years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and a few other items over the period of one's quit. (The Silkquit meter can be found at
Keywords:  shortest, waste, bit
a bit of a waste, but if that is the shortest, it will be ok
Keywords:  twenty, cents, quarter, five
quarter, twenty five cents.
Keywords:  studio, exposure, flash, light, cameras
Many cameras contain meters, which are instruments that identify the lighting for a correct exposure. There are also studio meters, which are hand held instruments that identify the correct lighting exposure when using a flash.
1. See Exposure meter. 2.To take a light reading with a meter.
A display item showing the value of an arithmetic expression as a vertical bar along a numeric scale.
A method of time-regulating arrival traffic flow into a terminal area so as not to exceed a predetermined terminal acceptance rate.
Keywords:  linear, square
3.2808 linear ft.; a square meter is 1.196 sq. yd.
Keywords:  fly, ideal, programme, ensuring, gained
an ideal way of ensuring that the most is being gained from your fly control programme
A line above or below a hanging net, to which the net is attached in order to strengthen it.
Keywords:  shortened, watt, hour, form, term
Shortened form of the term "watt/hour meter."
Keywords:  dwell, see
See dwell meter.
A panel or field mounted display that accepts 4-20 mA sensors inputs.
a process which examines a stream of packets on a communications medium or between a pair of media
Keywords:  glossary, short, see
short for E-Meter. See E-Meter in this glossary.
Keywords:  assembly, customer, set, see
See "customer meter, meter set assembly"
Keywords:  anything, define, unit, you
a unit of anything you define
Keywords:  audio, see
See Audio Meter.
Keywords:  types, refer
Refer to Types of Metering.