Metrograph
Metrograph Met"ro*graph, n. [Gr. ? measure + -graph.] An instrument attached to a locomotive for recording its speed and the number and duration of its stops. [1913 Webster]

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  • metrograph — (ˈmɛtrəʊgrɑːf, æ ) [f. Gr. µέτρο ν measure: see graph.] An apparatus for indicating the speed of a railway train, and the hour of arrival and departure at each station. in Simmonds Dict. Trade …   Useful english dictionary

  • metrograph — n. device that measures the speed of a railroad train and the length of its stops …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metrographies — n. recording of speed and braking time of trains with a metrograph …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metrography — n. recording of speed and braking time of trains with a metrograph …   English contemporary dictionary

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