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    reading/figure/value

    Hi,
    Please help me with this:
    Why we often call these values/figure which are read from a meter like multimeter are readings?
    Is is better than figure or value?
    I know that reading is something that is read but I think figure/value is more specific.
    Thank!

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    Re: reading/figure/value

    'Is it [reading] better than figure or value?'

    Yes – 'meter reading' is the standard collocation and I see no good reason to change it.

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    Re: reading/figure/value

    I agree. "What is the reading?" or "What is the meter reading?" I might ask a colleague with a voltmeter on a piece of equipment.

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