[ sahy-klom-i-ter ]
/ saɪˈklɒm ɪ tər /


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.

Origin of cyclometer

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

Related forms

cy·clo·met·ric [sahy-kluh-me-trik] /ˌsaɪ kləˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for cyclometer


/ (saɪˈklɒmɪtə) /


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

Derived Forms

cyclometry, noun
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