speedometer

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noun speed·om·e·ter \spi-ˈdä-mə-tər\

Definition of speedometer

  1. 1 :  an instrument for indicating speed :  tachometer

  2. 2 :  an instrument for indicating distance traversed as well as speed of travel; also :  odometer

1903

First Known Use of speedometer

1903


SPEEDOMETER Defined for English Language Learners

speedometer

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noun speed·om·e·ter \spi-ˈdä-mə-tər\

Definition of speedometer for English Language Learners

  • : an instrument in a car, truck, etc., that indicates how fast the vehicle is going


SPEEDOMETER Defined for Kids

speedometer

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noun speed·om·e·ter \spi-ˈdä-mə-tər\

Definition of speedometer for Students

  1. :  an instrument that measures speed


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