Definition of Odometer. Meaning of Odometer. Synonyms of Odometer

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Definition of Odometer

Odometer
Odometer O*dom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ?, ?, an instrument for measuring distances; ? way + ? measure: cf. F. odom[`e]tre, hodom[`e]tre.] An instrument attached to a vehicle, to measure the distance traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors, which registers the miles and rods traversed. -- Od`o*met"ric*al, a.

Meaning of Odometer from wikipedia

- An odometer or odograph is an instrument used for measuring the distance traveled by a vehicle, such as a bicycle or car. The device may be electronic...
- Odometer is an instrument used for measuring the distance travelled by a vehicle. Odometer may also refer to: Odometer fraud, the illegal practice of rolling...
- Odometer fraud, also referred to as "busting miles" (United States) or "clocking" (UK, Ireland and Canada), is the illegal practice of rolling back odometers...
- The Federal Odometer Act, p****ed in 1972, modified the United States Code to prohibit tampering with a motor vehicle's odometer and to provide sa****uards...
- The roadometer was a 19th-century device like an odometer for measuring mileage, towed by a wagon, invented in 1847 by William Clayton and Orson Pratt...
- from the late 1990s to mid 2000s have a MIL that illuminates based on the odometer reading, regardless of engine operation. For example, in several Mazda...
- the GHz-range Hypsometer Interferometer Length measurement Macrometer Odometer Rangefinder Tachymeter Taximeter, measure usually includes a time component...
- that on the odometer. Critics point out the possibility of cheating the system by odometer tampering. Although the newer electronic odometers are difficult...
- change from 1999 to 2000 was compared to the "rolling over" of zeroes on an odometer. Some people argued that the change of the hundreds digit in the year number...
- The Oscar M. Baine odometer tampering scheme was a long-running criminal scheme of odometer fraud carried out in Gulfport, Mississippi by used car dealer...
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