odometer; instrument for measuring distance travelled

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • odograph — o do*graph, n. [Gr. odo s way + graph.] 1. A machine for registering the distance traversed by a vehicle or pedestrain. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A device for recording the length and rapidity of stride and the number of steps taken by a walker.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • odograph — [ō′də graf΄] n. [< Gr hodos, way (see ODE1) + GRAPH] a device for measuring distance traveled …   English World dictionary

  • odograph — ˈōdəˌgraf noun Etymology: odo (as in odometer) + graph 1. : an instrument for automatically plotting the course and distance traveled by a vehicle 2. : a device for recording the length and rapidity of stride and the number of steps taken by a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • odograph — odometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Transporto priemonės įtaisas nuvažiuotam keliui matuoti. atitikmenys: angl. odograph; odometer vok. Messrad, n; Odometer, n; Wegmesser, m rus. одометр, m pranc. compteur… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • odograph — /oh deuh graf , grahf /, n. 1. a recording odometer. 2. a pedometer. 3. Naut. an instrument for recording courses steered by a vessel with the distances or lengths of time run on each. [1880 85; var. of hodograph < Gk hodó(s) way + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • odograph — odo·graph …   English syllables

  • odograph — /ˈɒdəgræf/ (say oduhgraf), / graf/ (say grahf) noun 1. → odometer. 2. → pedometer. {variant of hodograph} …   Australian English dictionary

  • odograph —   n. instrument recording distance travelled, especially by pedestrian.    ♦ odometer,   n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Odometer — An odometer or odograph[1][2] 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 (… …   Wikipedia

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