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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When does the meter stop ticking?" he asked the judges.
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.
The companies install pre-paid meters for all new contracts or when a name of a consumer changes, as well as when the capacity of a meter increases, or in the case where a meter stops unpaid dues.
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.