pedometer


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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.

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

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)]

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
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
Translations

pedometer

[pɪˈdɒmɪtəʳ] Npodómetro m

pedometer

nPedometer nt, → Schrittzähler m

pedometer

[pɪˈdɒmɪtəʳ] npedometro, contapassi m inv
References in classic literature ?
Among the many other things I had brought from the outer world were a number of pedometers.
Hiran Perera, CEO of WalkingSpree stated, "The Pocket Pedometer with its USB port and our proprietary software is ideal for our wellness program.
None of these studies have examined accumulated physical activity and physical activity time during recess using the pedometer.
You can wear a handy gadget, such as a GPS device that calculates distances or a pedometer that counts your steps.
At the beginning of the shift, the nurse would receive the pedometer from an off-going nurse, reset the device, place the device on his/her right hip, walk 10 steps, then read the number of steps.
My students at Rock River wear them daily and we have the downloadable pedometers, which records their pedometer scores and students analyze their data at the end of each quarter to set goals based on their step counts.
Contract notice: provision of Pedometer competition
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).
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.
com)-- TDrive creates an adorable Walk Buddy - a pedometer for your fitness needs.
Throughout August over 40 teams at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW) are taking part in a month-long pedometer challenge to see how many steps they can take and also how far they have walked.