1. [ noun ] a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
Synonyms: reading indication

"he could not believe the meter reading" "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"

Related terms: datum clock_time miles_per_hour argue
2. [ noun ] the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments
Synonyms: reading

"he has a job meter reading for the gas company"

Related terms: measure measurement read