to·​tal·​iz·​er ˈtō-tᵊl-ˌī-zər How to pronounce totalizer (audio)
: one that totalizes: such as
: a device (such as a meter) that records a remaining total (as of fuel)

Examples of totalizer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The orange is applied to the chronograph index on the flange, the central chronograph seconds hand, the index on the offset hour dial at 6 o’clock and the 30-minute totalizer at 3 o’clock. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 9 Aug. 2022 Stop times of up to one hour are displayed front and center on the totalizer at 12 o’clock. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 30 Nov. 2021 The chronograph hour totalizer is at 6 o’clock on the inner dial, and the central chronograph hand doubles as a permanent running seconds. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 14 Oct. 2021 In addition to the color triangles on the body, a thin red line is engraved on the clip as a nod to the red chronograph hour totalizer on the watch. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 13 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of totalizer was in 1887

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“Totalizer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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