pedometer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

According to the American Heritage Dictionary, from French pédomètre, from pedi-, Latin combining form for "foot", plus -ometer, from Greek. In French now the word is podomètre, and similar in other Romance languages and in Greek (ποδόμετρο).

Noun[edit]

pedometer (plural pedometers)

  1. A device, often electronic, that measures the number of steps taken, and thus estimates the distance walked.
    He thought that buying a pedometer would spur him on to exercise.

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