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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meter \Me"ter\, n. [From Mete to measure.] 1. One who, or that which, metes or measures. See Coal-meter. [1913 Webster] 2. An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured. [1913 Webster] Dry meter, a gas meter having measuring chambers, with flexible walls, which expand and contract like bellows and measure the gas by filling and emptying. Wet meter, a gas meter in which the revolution of a chambered drum in water measures the gas passing through it. [1913 Webster]