Definition of parking meter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


parking meter

BrE BrE//ˈpɑːkɪŋ miːtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrkɪŋ miːtər//
(also meter) Controlling traffic
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a machine beside the road that you put money into when you park your car next to it See related entries: Controlling traffic
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: parking meter