Recent Examples of odometer from the Web
Root claims he was fired after discovering odometers got rolled back and discussing it with McMillan, who allegedly then paid off a mechanic from the dealership to roll back his LaFerrari mileage.
The Mustang today has 65,000 miles on the odometer.
After some prodding, Wynne found the key fob for a blue 2017 Honda Civic Si coupe with four miles showing on the odometer.
Almost two-thirds of the vehicles on the road have more than 75,000 miles on the odometer.
Which brings us back to that 59-mile drive, according to Dantonio's odometer, because that drive symbolizes everything.
The village's three front line cruiser squad cars have over 120,000 miles on their odometer, officials reported at the meeting.
The disease spread to her brain, causing seizures that sparked bizarre but benign hallucinations, like a Renoir painting or a spinning odometer.
This Dandelion Yellow example with a dark gray interior shows just 239 kilometers (148.5 miles) on the odometer—all of them predelivery test miles conducted by McLaren technicians, according to the seller.
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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
ODOMETER Defined for Kids
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