people meter

noun

: an electronic device wired to a television set and used to record the channel selections made by individual viewers

Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of people meter was in 1983

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“People meter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/people%20meter. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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