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o·dom·e·ter

 (ō-dŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument that indicates distance traveled by a vehicle.

[French odomètre, from Greek hodometron : hodos, journey + metron, measure; see -meter.]

o·dom′e·try n.

odometer

(ɒˈdɒmɪtə; əʊ-)
n
(Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian a device that records the number of miles that a bicycle or motor vehicle has travelled. Also called: mileometer
[C18 hodometer, from Greek hodos way + -meter]
oˈdometry n

o•dom•e•ter

(oʊˈdɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for measuring distance traveled, as by an automobile.
[1785–95, Amer.; variant of hodometer < Greek hodó(s) way + -meter]
o•do•met•ri•cal (ˌoʊ dəˈmɛ trɪ kəl) adj.

odometer

a device for measuring the distance passed over, as by an automobile. Also spelled hodometer.
See also: Distance
an instrument for recording elapsed distance.
See also: Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.odometer - a meter that shows mileage traversedodometer - a meter that shows mileage traversed
meter - any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
Translations
počítadlo mil
kilometertæller
mailimittari
miljometar
走行マイル計
주행 거리계
vägmätare
เครื่องวัดจำนวนไมล์
đồng hồ đo dặm

odometer

[ɒˈdɒmɪtəʳ] N (US) → cuentakilómetros m inv

odometer

[ɒˈdɒmɪtər] nodomètre m

odometer

odometer

[ɒˈdɒmɪtəʳ] n (Aut) → odometro

odometer

عَدَّادُ الْأَمْيَال ِ počítadlo mil kilometertæller Meilenzähler μετρητής μιλίων cuentakilómetros mailimittari compteur miljometar contamiglia 走行マイル計 주행 거리계 mijlenteller miles-teller licznik mil conta-quilómetros, hodômetro счетчик пройденного расстояния в милях vägmätare เครื่องวัดจำนวนไมล์ mil ölçer đồng hồ đo dặm 计程表
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