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: an instrument for indicating speed : tachometer
: an instrument for indicating distance traversed as well as speed of travel
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1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: an instrument in a car, truck, etc., that indicates how fast the vehicle is going
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: an instrument that measures speed
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