“taxi\-meter”

1. n.
แท็กซี่มิทเทอ [¯thaek\\sī]

Lewis & Short latin dictionary. 2014.

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  • Meter Jam — is a campaign being followed in Metro cities of India such as Bangalore and Mumbai to correct the malpractices adopted by the taxi and auto rickshaw drivers.[1] Contents 1 Challenges faced by public 2 Steps taken by public …   Wikipedia

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  • meter — ▪ I. meter me‧ter 1 [ˈmiːtə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. a machine that measures and shows the amount of something you have used or the amount of money that you must pay: • A new gas meter had to be installed before the building permit would be… …   Financial and business terms

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  • meter — noun 1 device for measuring gas, electricity, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ electric (esp. AmE), electricity (esp. BrE), gas, light, moisture, parking, power, pressure level, sound level …   Collocations dictionary

  • meter — me|ter1 [ˈmi:tə US ər] n [Sense: 1 3; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: METER] 1.) a machine that measures and shows the amount of something you have used or the amount of money that you must pay water/gas/electricity meter ▪ A man came to read the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • meter — 1 noun 1 (C) a machine that measures and shows the amount of something you have used or the amount of money that you must pay: The taxi driver turned off his meter. 2 (C, U) the American spelling of metre see also: parking meter …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • taxi — [20] Taxi is short for taximeter cab, a term coined around 1890 for a cab fitted with a taximeter, a device for showing the fare to be paid. Taximeter [19] was borrowed from French taximètre, a compound noun formed from taxe ‘charge, tariff’ (a… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins


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