Origin of pedometer
Examples from the Web for pedometer
To help increase overall movement throughout the day, most fitness trackers measure total steps taken (similar to a pedometer).
The purpose of the pedometer, as its name shows, is to measure the children.
A series of cinematograph pictures has been taken of the pedometer at a moment when the children are being measured.
I took out my pedometer, but it still marked twenty-five, not a degree more.The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories|E. M. Forster
British Dictionary definitions for pedometer
Word Origin and History for pedometer
instrument for measuring distances covered by a walker, 1723, from French pédomètre (1712), a hybrid coined from Latin pedis (genitive of pes "foot;" see foot (n.)) + Greek metron (see -meter). At first Englished as waywiser.