submeter

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ meter

Noun[edit]

submeter (plural submeters)

  1. A utility meter, especially for electricity, that allows for the monitoring of usage on a portion of a distribution network, especially not owned by a utility, past a main meter.
    • 2009 February 15, Manny Fernandez, “State Freezes Plan to Have Tenants Pay Electric Bills”, New York Times:
      Proponents say residential submeters encourage tenants to reduce their energy consumption by making households that never had to worry about electricity costs take financial responsibility for the power they use.

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submeter (third-person singular simple present submeters, present participle submetering, simple past and past participle submetered)

  1. (transitive) To install a submeter for.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To charge for electricity usage measured by a submeter.

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Verb[edit]

submeter (first-person singular present indicative submeto, past participle submetido)

  1. to submit
  2. to subjugate

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