feed the meter

Definition of feed the meter

  1. :  to put money in a parking meter He left the restaurant to feed the meter.

Word by Word Definitions

feedplay
  1. :  to give food to

    :  to give as food

    :  to furnish something essential to the development, sustenance, maintenance, or operation of

  1. :  an act of eating

    :  meal

    :  a large meal

meterplay
  1. :  systematically arranged and measured rhythm (see rhythm 1) in verse:

    :  rhythm that continuously repeats a single basic pattern

    :  rhythm characterized by regular recurrence of a systematic arrangement of basic patterns in larger figures

  1. :  one that measures

    :  an official measurer of commodities

  1. :  an instrument for measuring and sometimes recording the time or amount of something

    :  postage meter

    :  a marking printed by a postage meter

  1. :  to measure by means of a meter

    :  to supply in a measured or regulated amount

    :  to print postal indicia on by means of a postage meter


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