Recent Examples of odometer from the Web
The Billings Gazette reported last year that the Zinkes bought the motor home for personal use in 2011 for $80,000, with more than 75,000 miles (120,000 kilometers) on the odometer.
The odometer reads about 52,000 miles, and because the cranberry-red cruiser is in such good condition, those are likely original miles, McCann said.
In 2016 fewer than 20 miles had been put on the odometer since the 1994 chase.
With 3604 miles on the odometer, the Grand Sport shredded the zero-to-60-mph dash in 3.9 seconds and turned a quarter-mile in 12.3 seconds—
Steve said people often ask him how many miles are on the famous DeLorean's odometer.
On July 4 a guest at a residence had parked his Avis rental, 2017 Ford Mustang with 235 miles on the odometer, in the driveway.
The odometer shows 17,000 miles, which probably means the car has rolled a total of 117,000 miles.
In between, at 3000 miles on the odometer, the Cummins V-8 also ran low on oil, which cost us $21.39 for a 2.5-quart top-up.
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Did You Know?
Odometer includes the root from the Greek word hodos, meaning "road" or "trip". An odometer shares space on your dashboard with a speedometer, a tachometer, and maybe a "tripmeter". The odometer is what crooked car salesmen tamper with when they want to reduce the mileage a car registers as having traveled. One of life's little pleasures is watching the odometer as all the numbers change at the same time.
ODOMETER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of odometer for English Language Learners
: a device in a car, truck, etc., that measures the distance that the vehicle has traveled
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