pedometer

noun
pe·​dom·​e·​ter | \ pi-ˈdä-mə-tər How to pronounce pedometer (audio) \

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

Examples of pedometer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lay them end to end and use the measurement of 24.46338383838384 percent of a mile to calibrate your pedometer. Pat Myers, Washington Post, 9 June 2022 Available in multiple colors and with an adjustable strap, this pedometer includes an AG4 battery (already in the tracker). Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, 6 Feb. 2022 Walking around each room while pushing a vacuum or broom is guaranteed to add some steps to your pedometer -- and leave you with clean floors. cleveland, 4 Feb. 2022 This has a ton of great features like a sleep monitor, health heart rate monitor, remote camera control, activities tracker, pedometer, as well as the ability for sending and receiving SMS messaging, phone calls, and app notifications. Chris Hachey, BGR, 20 Aug. 2021 My team implemented a pedometer functionality in our app. Zak Doffman, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 This has a ton of great features like a sleep monitor, health heart rate monitor, remote camera control, activities tracker, pedometer, as well as the ability for sending and receiving SMS messaging, phone calls, and app notifications. Chris Hachey, BGR, 20 Aug. 2021 This has a ton of great features like a sleep monitor, health heart rate monitor, remote camera control, activities tracker, pedometer, as well as the ability for sending and receiving SMS messaging, phone calls, and app notifications. Chris Hachey, BGR, 20 Aug. 2021 There was a time when wearable fitness trackers meant a simple pedometer. Julie Gallagher, Wired, 17 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pedometer

1723, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pedometer

French pédomètre, from Latin ped-, pes foot + French -mètre -meter — more at foot

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16 Jun 2022

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“Pedometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pedometer. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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pedometer

noun
pe·​dom·​e·​ter | \ pi-ˈdä-mə-tər How to pronounce pedometer (audio) \

Kids Definition of pedometer

: an instrument that measures the distance a person covers in walking

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