- noun a device which records how much electricity has been used
- A device that measures the amount of electricity consumed over a certain period of time.
- An instrument which measures and indicates electrical power consumption for a given, or combined, time interval. Also called electric power meter, or power meter. When indicating in units of kilowatt-hours, also called kilowatt-hour meter.
- An instrument which measures and indicates one or more electrical quantities, such as resistance, current, or voltage. Examples include multimeters, and ammeters.
- synonymelectrical meter