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Meaning of ODOMETER

Pronunciation:  ow'dâmitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a meter that shows mileage traversed
 

ODOMETER is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: hodometer, mileometer, milometer
 
 See Also: automotive vehicle, meter, motor vehicle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \O*dom"e*ter\, n. [Gr. ?, ?, an instrument for
    measuring distances; ? way + ? measure: cf. F. odom[`e]tre,
    hodom[`e]tre.]
    An instrument attached to a vehicle, to measure the distance
    traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors, which registers
    the miles and rods traversed. -- {Od`o*met"ric*al}, a.
    
    
  2. \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.]
    An instrument attached to the wheel of a vehicle, to measure
    the distance traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors,
    which registers the miles and rods traversed.
    
    
 

 

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