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pedometer

noun pe·dom·e·ter \pi-ˈdä-mə-tər\

: a device that measures the distance a person travels by walking

Full Definition of PEDOMETER

:  an instrument usually in watch form that records the distance a person covers on foot by responding to the body motion at each step

Origin of PEDOMETER

French pédomètre, from Latin ped-, pes foot + French -mètre -meter — more at foot
First Known Use: 1723

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