hodometer definition

  • noun:
    • Dated as a type of odometer.
    • a tool for calculating the size of a path, composed of a wheel of understood circumference attached with a rod held in hand, and pressed along a surface, that is usually the floor or a floor. The number of times the wheel tends to make an entire circle multiplied by the circumference is a measure associated with the period of the path traversed. It might be used to determine distances on curved plus straight routes. A variant which registers the miles and rods traversed might be employed by surveyors.
    • a guitar for measuring the distance traveled by a wheeled automobile.
    • a meter that presents mileage traversed

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