light meter

noun

Definition of light meter

: a small and often portable device for measuring illumination; especially : exposure meter

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First Known Use of light meter

1921


LIGHT METER Defined for English Language Learners

light meter

noun

Definition of light meter for English Language Learners

  • : a small device used by photographers to measure the amount of light in an area


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