water meter

noun

Definition of water meter

:an instrument for recording the quantity of water passing through a particular outlet

First Known Use of water meter

1823


WATER METER Defined for English Language Learners

water meter

noun

Definition of water meter for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that measures how much water is used in a building


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