an instrument that measures circular arcs.
a device for recording the revolutions of a wheel and hence the distance traversed by a wheeled vehicle; odometer.
- cy·clo·met·ric [sahy-kluh-me-trik], /ˌsaɪ kləˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
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How to use cyclometer in a sentence
We always called it a mile; but the last time he was home on leave Freddy measured it with his new cyclometer.A Sheaf of Corn | Mary E. Mann
Use the cyclometer to find out how soon you must stop, not how much further you must go.Harper's Round Table, October 1, 1895 | Various
If a mental or spiritual cyclometer could be used in such a case, it would make a high record of speed.The Vitalized School | Francis B. Pearson
For another month we bicycled leisurely around Paris and added two or three hundred miles to our cyclometer record.The New Glutton or Epicure | Horace Fletcher
Gersten and Pascal harnessed trains of wheels to their "ready-reckoners," somewhat similar to the well-known cyclometer.The Romance of Modern Mechanism | Archibald Williams
British Dictionary definitions for cyclometer
a device that records the number of revolutions made by a wheel and hence the distance travelled
- cyclometry, noun
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