O*dom"e*ter (O*dom"E*tər), n. [Gr. 'odo`metron, 'odo`metros, an instrument for measuring distance; 'odo`s way + me`tron measure: cf. F. odométre, hodométre.]

An instrument attached to the wheel of a vehicle, to measure the distance traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors, which registers the miles and rods traversed.

 

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O*dom"e*ter (?), n. [Gr. &?;, &?;, an instrument for measuring distances; &?; way + &?; measure: cf. F. odomètre, hodomètre.]

An instrument attached to a vehicle, to measure the distance traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors, which registers the miles and rods traversed. -- Od`o*met"ric*al (#), a.

 

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