Odometer



[oh-dom-i-ter] /oʊˈdɒm ɪ tər/

noun
1.
an instrument for measuring distance traveled, as by an automobile.
/ɒˈdɒmɪtə; əʊ-/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a device that records the number of miles that a bicycle or motor vehicle has travelled Also called mileometer
n.

1791, from French odomètre (1724), from Greek hodos “way” (see cede) + -meter. First recorded in writings of Thomas Jefferson.
odometer
(ō-dŏm’ĭ-tər)
An instrument for indicating the distance traveled by a vehicle, typically by measuring the number of rotations of a wheel or fan whose rate of rotation depends on the speed of the vehicle. Compare speedometer.

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