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cyclometer

[ sahy-klom-i-ter ]
/ saɪˈklɒm ɪ tər /
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noun
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.
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Origin of cyclometer

First recorded in 1805–15; cyclo- + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM cyclometer

cy·clo·met·ric [sahy-kluh-me-trik], /ˌsaɪ kləˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cyclometer

cyclometer
/ (saɪˈklɒmɪtə) /

noun
a device that records the number of revolutions made by a wheel and hence the distance travelled

Derived forms of cyclometer

cyclometry, noun
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