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water meter

wa·ter me·ter
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er mee-ter]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈmi tər/
    • /ˈwɔːtə(r) ˈmiː.tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er mee-ter]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈmi tər/

Definitions of water meter words

  • noun water meter a device for measuring and registering the quantity of water that passes through a pipe or other outlet. 1
  • noun water meter device that measures water used 1
  • noun water meter a device for measuring the quantity or rate of water flowing through a pipe 0
  • noun water meter an instrument that measures and records the amount of water flowing through a pipe, etc. 0
  • noun water meter a device used to measure the volume of water usage. 0

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Origin of water meter

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60

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Parts of speech for Water meter

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

water meter popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water meter usage trend in Literature

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