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NounSubmeter (plural Submeters)
- A utility meter, especially for electricity, that allows for the monitoring of usage on a portion of a distribution network past a main meter.
- 2009 Manny Fernandez State Freezes Plan to Have Tenants Pay Electric Bills
- 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.
- (transitive) To install a submeter for.