electric meter


General Science

  • 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