Pedometer



[puh-dom-i-ter] /pəˈdɒm ɪ tər/

noun
1.
an instrument worn by a walker or runner for recording the number of steps taken, thereby showing approximately the distance traveled.
/pɪˈdɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
a device containing a pivoted weight that records the number of steps taken in walking and hence the distance travelled
n.

instrument for measuring distances covered by a walker, 1723, from French pédomètre (1712), a hybrid coined from Latin pedis (genitive of pes “foot;” see foot (n.)) + Greek metron (see -meter). At first Englished as waywiser.

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