meter stop

meter stop

[′mēd·ər ‚stäp]
(mechanical engineering)
A valve installed in a water service pipe for control of the flow of water to a building.

meter stop

meter stop
An off-on valve in a water service pipe for stopping the flow of water to a building.
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I am particularly pleased when I commission an installation - customers love seeing their electricity meter stop and they know they really are doing something positive for themselves and the future.
Then the meter stops and the size of the debt stops growing.
It stipulates that they should not tamper with the equipment and are obliged to report faults, such as when a meter stops working.
Using the Opalis LCM solution, customers can manage availability, provisioning, consumption and decommissioning of cloud resources across private and public cloud environments to ensure that the billing meter stops running when the cloud resource is no longer needed" said Yale Tankus, SVP Marketing and Business Development, Opalis Software, Inc.