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tach·o·graph

 (tăk′ə-grăf′)
n.
A machine that records the measurements of a tachometer, especially one in a vehicle recording its speed and the times at which it was driven.

[Greek takhos, speed + -graph.]

tachograph

(ˈtækəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a tachometer that produces a graphical record (tachogram) of its readings, esp a device for recording the speed of and distance covered by a heavy goods vehicle. Often shortened to: tacho
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tachograph - a tachometer that produces a graphical record of its readings; used to record the speed and duration of trips in a motor vehicle
tach, tachometer - measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation
Translations

tachograph

[ˈtækəgrɑːf] N (Brit) → tacógrafo m

tachograph

[ˈtækəgrɑːf] ntachygraphe m

tachograph

n (Brit) → Fahrtenschreiber m, → Tachograf m

tachograph

[ˈtækəˌgrɑːf] ntachigrafo
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