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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
odometer \o*dom"e*ter\ ([-o]*d[o^]m"[-e]*t[~e]r), n. [Gr.
"odo`metron, "odo`metros, an instrument for measuring
distance; "odo`s way + me`tron measure: cf. F. odom['e]tre,
hodom['e]tre. See also hodometer.]
An instrument attached to a vehicle or connected, as by a
flexible cable, to the wheel of a vehicle, which measures the
2. A hodometer.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a meter that shows mileage traversed [syn: odometer,
hodometer, mileometer, milometer]
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