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speed indicator

  1. an instrument for counting the number of revolutions of a gasoline engine.
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Origin of speed indicator

First recorded in 1855–60
Also called speed counter.
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  • You've seen our ray, of course, but have you looked at your speed-indicator?

    The Passing of Ku Sui

    Anthony Gilmore