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Meaning of "odometer" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ODOMETER

Hodometer, from Greek hodos way + -meter.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ODOMETER

odometer  [ɒˈdɒmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ODOMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Odometer is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ODOMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

odometer

Odometer

An odometer or odograph is an instrument that indicates distance traveled by a vehicle, such as a bicycle or automobile. The device may be electronic, mechanical, or a combination of the two. The word derives from the Greek words hodós and métron. In countries where Imperial units or US customary units are used, it is sometimes called a mileometer or milometer, or, colloquially, a tripometer.

Definition of odometer in the English dictionary

The definition of odometer in the dictionary is a device that records the number of miles that a bicycle or motor vehicle has travelled Also called: mileometer.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ODOMETER


accelerometer
ækˌsɛləˈrɒmɪtə
acidometer
ˌæsɪˈdɒmɪtə
barometer
bəˈrɒmɪtə
diffractometer
ˌdɪfrækˈtɒmɪtə
fadometer
fəˈdɒmɪtə
hodometer
hɒˈdɒmɪtə
hydrometer
haɪˈdrɒmɪtə
inclinometer
ˌɪnklɪˈnɒmɪtə
kilometre
kɪˈlɒmɪtə
manometer
məˈnɒmɪtə
micrometer
maɪˈkrɒmɪtə
oedometer
iːˈdɒmɪtə
pedometer
pɪˈdɒmɪtə
potentiometer
pəˌtɛnʃɪˈɒmɪtə
spectrometer
spɛkˈtrɒmɪtə
spectrophotometer
ˌspɛktrəʊfəʊˈtɒmɪtə
speedometer
spɪˈdɒmɪtə
tachometer
tæˈkɒmɪtə
thermometer
θəˈmɒmɪtə
udometer
juːˈdɒmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ODOMETER

odometry
odonate
odonatist
odonatologist
odonatology
odontalgia
odontalgic
odontalgy
odontic
odontist
odontoblast
odontoblastic
odontocete
odontogenic
odontogeny
odontoglossum
odontograph
odontography
odontoid

WORDS THAT END LIKE ODOMETER

altimeter
centimeter
clinometer
cytometer
Demeter
densitometer
diameter
dosimeter
dynamometer
electricity meter
geometer
mass spectrometer
meter
millimeter
multimeter
multiparameter
nanometer
parameter
perimeter
peter
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of odometer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «odometer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ODOMETER

Find out the translation of odometer to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of odometer from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «odometer» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

里程表
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

odómetro
570 millions of speakers

English

odometer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ओडोमीटर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عداد المسافات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

одометр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

odômetro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দূরত্বমাপণী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

odomètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Odometer
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kilometerzähler
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

走行距離計
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주행 거리계
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Odometer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đo đường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

odometer
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओडोमीटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kilometre sayacı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contachilometri
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

licznik kilometrów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

одометр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contorul de parcurs
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οδόμετρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

odometer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vägmätare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kilometerteller
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of odometer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ODOMETER»

The term «odometer» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.180 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ODOMETER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about odometer

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ODOMETER»

Discover the use of odometer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to odometer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Odometer law
This work focuses on the Odometer Act allowing for treble damages or $1,500 minimum damages and attorney's fees for odometer tampering.
Kenneth L. Mickens, National Consumer Law Center, 1982
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Landscape Surveying
would indicate the odometer wheel measures in feet and inches. In this example, the reading is 185 feet 0 inches. Another variation in construction is the linkage between the wheel and the odometer. Some models use a set of gear s to ...
Harry L. Field, 2011
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101 Projects for Your Porsche 911
Perhaps the most predictable failure on the entire car, the odometer is also one of the most visible. Two distinct design flaws with the odometer, coupled with the fact that many 911s have passed the 100,000-mile mark, add up to a lot of broken  ...
Wayne R. Dempsey
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Fundamentals of Soil Mechanics for Sedimentary and Residual ...
8.5.1 Odometer Test To measure both magnitude and rate, consolidation tests are carried out in a device known as an odometer, a diagrammatic view of which is shown in Figure 8.6. An undisturbed sample of the soil is trimmed into a circular ...
Laurence D. Wesley, 2009
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Odometer Law
Administrative Regulations: Odometer disclosure statements and repair provisions. Md. Regs. Code tit. 11, § 11.13.06 (1991). Dealers are subject to administrative disciplinary action if they do not make accurate odometer disclosures or fail to ...
Robert A. Sable, Joanne S. Faulkner, United States, 1994
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Consumer Protection Under the Federal Odometer Law
The Federal odometer law, part of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act (15 U.S.C. 1981-1991), is intended to protect car buyers from the practice of concealing a car's true mileage by turning back or disconnecting the odometer.
United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1978
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Trigonometry
3 Interlude: How to explain radian measure to your younger brother or sister When you drive with Mom or Dad in the car, did you ever notice the odometer? That's the little row of numbers in front of the steering wheel. It measures the distance ...
I.M. Gelfand, Izrailʹ Moiseevich Gelʹfand, Mark Saul, 2001
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TechOne: Basic automotive service and maintenance
ODOMETER. MAINTENANCE,. DIAGNOSIS,. AND. SERVICE. Speedometers and odometers require a minimum amount of maintenance. The speedometer cable may require periodic lubrication. A dry speedometer cable provides a rasping ...
Don Knowles, Jack Erjavec, 2004
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Kiplinger's Personal Finance
ODOMETER FRAUD sale, the title should be in the seller's name. If you're buying from a dealer, the title should be in the previous owner's name or the dealer's name. Is the previous owner in the area, or is the address in a distant state?
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Ergodic Theory and Related Fields: 2004-2006 Chapel Hill ...
In 2003, in the article [HK] Hamachi and Keane constructed the first finitary orbit equivalence mapping between the binary odometer and the ternary odometer. In this article we generalize their result and prove the theorem: Theorem: An ...
Idris Assani, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ODOMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term odometer is used in the context of the following news items.
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Car dealers allegedly lower odometer mileage
A car buyer is suing two local car dealers, alleging they significantly lowered the odometer mileage on at least two vehicles. David Adamiec ... «Cook County Record, Jul 15»
2
How to detect an odometer fraud
A damaged dashboard is not always indicative of odometer fraud, but it should be enough to arouse your suspicions. Loose or missing screws ... «Nanaimo Daily News, Jul 15»
3
First Bugatti Veyron Expected To Fetch Up To $2.4 Million At Auction
With just 764 miles (1,230 km) on the odometer, it's in “exceptional condition throughout”, with a recent service done by Bugatti of Beverly Hills, ... «Carscoops, Jul 15»
4
Fiery ending: Burst of flames concludes bookmobile's story
The library director said the van "had some major problems" and thought the odometer had likely rolled over at some point. The van had ... «Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Jul 15»
5
Quick Spin: 2016 Honda Accord goes all in on high-tech
Lou Meehan's made-in-2011 '32 Ford odometer passes 5,999 and clicks up 6,000 miles as he entered the New York State Fairgrounds for the ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
6
Under-Cover Camera Catches Car Dealer With A Deceiving Pitch
She did ask for vehicle history report and the dealer gave her an AutoCheck report that showed two accidents and an odometer that checks out. «CBS Local, Jul 15»
7
New cars sit idle while Gary cops drive on bald tires, overdue …
But that's not possible when the odometer is broken, officers say. Windows don't roll up or down. Doors don't open. Seats are worn through. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
8
One-Off Ferrari with an Incredible History May Pull $16 Million at …
There, it was owned by a musician who drove it daily for 13 years adding nearly 100,000 miles to the odometer. Later, the car was sold to its ... «Car and Driver, Jul 15»
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Changing hoses can be decision made 1 year at a time
It is not uncommon to find an 6-year-old car with 38,000 miles on the odometer. When we get to this decision, do we use time or miles? «azcentral.com, Jul 15»
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The Final Ferrari Enzo Ever Built Is Going To Sell For An Absolutely …
It's even considered to be in as-new condition, with a total of only 111 miles (179 km) on the odometer. Still not special enough for you? «CarBuzz, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Odometer [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/odometer>. Nov 2019 ».
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