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pe·dom·e·ter

 (pĭ-dŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument that gauges the approximate distance traveled on foot by registering the number of steps taken.
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pedometer

(pɪˈdɒmɪtə)
n
(Civil Engineering) a device containing a pivoted weight that records the number of steps taken in walking and hence the distance travelled
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pe•dom•e•ter

(pəˈdɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument that measures the distance walked or run by recording the number of steps taken.
[1723; < French pédomètre=péd- (< Latin ped-, s. of pēs foot; see pedi-) + -omètre (see -o-, -meter)]
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pedometer

a device for measuring distance traversed on foot.
See also: Instruments
a device that measures the distance walked by counting the number of steps taken.
See also: Distance
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedometer - measuring instrument for recording the number of steps taken in walking
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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Translations

pedometer

[pɪˈdɒmɪtəʳ] Npodómetro m
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pedometer

nPedometer nt, → Schrittzähler m
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pedometer

[pɪˈdɒmɪtəʳ] npedometro, contapassi m inv
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References in classic literature ?
Harris carried the little watch-like machine called a "pedometer," whose office is to keep count of a man's steps and tell how far he has walked.
Among the many other things I had brought from the outer world were a number of pedometers. I slipped three of these into my pockets with the idea that I might arrive at a more or less accurate mean from the registrations of them all.
M2 PRESSWIRE-September 5, 2019-: Global 3D Pedometer Industry Outlook 2019-2027 - Primarily Governed by the Rapidly Growing Wearable Technology Market Worldwide
Dan Osborne made a little bit of an error when he read out Nick Leeson's secret challenge - and seemed to have no idea what a pedometer is.
In overweight and obese patients, exercise interventions using a pedometer increase steps by about a mile per day over the same interventions without access to pedometer information (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials [RCTs]) and are associated with a modest 4 mm Hg reduction in systolic blood pressure (BP) over baseline (SOR: B, meta-analysis of RCTs and cohort studies).
The JS-300 pedometer (JUNSD Industry Co., Ltd., China) was attached to the waists of participants to track the numbers of steps taken for 7 consecutive days.
"So even though it seems very simple, a pedometer might help nurses to think about and try to improve their own health."
IClipped onto my belt waist-high is an oval shaped pedometer, a step-counter reputed to keep me going, not bump me off.
Taguig, Philippines, April 16, 2016 --(PR.com)-- TDrive creates an adorable Walk Buddy - a pedometer for your fitness needs.
Pedometer attached to her belt, your mother, spry and strong at eighty, joins the other Methodist Church members in calculating the 5,915 miles, no matter the weather, to add up all the way from Linesville, Pennsylvania to Jerusalem.
In the last two weeks, over 40 teams at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW) have taken part in a pedometer challenge, which has seen them walk 10,808 miles or, as the crow flies, the equivalent of walking to Japan and back again.