pedometer

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noun pe·dom·e·ter \pi-ˈdä-mə-tər\

Definition of pedometer

  1. :  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 and Etymology of pedometer

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


First Known Use: 1723


PEDOMETER Defined for English Language Learners

pedometer

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noun pe·dom·e·ter \pi-ˈdä-mə-tər\

Definition of pedometer for English Language Learners

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


PEDOMETER Defined for Kids

pedometer

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noun pe·dom·e·ter \pi-ˈdä-mə-tər\

Definition of pedometer for Students

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

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