Definition of taximeter in English:
A device used in taxicabs that automatically records the distance traveled and the fare payable.
- For all journeys outside the taximeter areas, fares may be negotiated between driver and customer.
- He highlighted that taximeters will not be changing over to the Euro until midday on January 1.
- From Monday, January 28, Laois County Council set maximum fare structure for taxis licensed to operate in the taximeter area of Portlaoise.
Late 19th century: from French taximètre, from taxe 'tariff', from the verb taxer 'to tax' + -mètre '(instrument) measuring'.
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