[n] the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments; "he has a job meter reading for the gas company"
[n] the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message; "he enjoys reading books"
[n] a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"
[n] a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
[n] written material intended to be read; "the teacher assigned new readings"; "he bought some reading material at the airport"
[n] a particular interpretation or performance; "on that reading it was an insult"; "he was famous for his reading of Mozart"
[n] a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance; "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"
[n] a city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England