Definitions for odometeroʊˈdɒm ɪ tər
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odometer, hodometer, mileometer, milometer(noun)
a meter that shows mileage traversed
Origin: [Gr. "odo`metron, "odo`metros, an instrument for measuring distance; "odo`s way + me`tron measure: cf. F. odomtre, hodomtre. See also hodometer.]
An instrument attached to the wheel of a vehicle, to measure the distance traversed.
A wheel used by surveyors, which registers distance traversed.
Origin: From hodometer, from +
An odometer or odograph is an instrument that indicates distance traveled by a vehicle, such as a bicycle or automobile. The device may be electronic, mechanical, or a combination of the two. The word derives from the Greek words hodós and métron. In countries where Imperial units or US customary units are used, it is sometimes called a mileometer or milometer, or, colloquially, a tripometer.
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