cyclometer
noun Date: 1880 a device made for recording the revolutions of a wheel and often used for registering distance traversed by a wheeled vehicle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cyclometer — also means a person who works either on the classic circle squaring problem or on the geometry of circles. For the device used in cycling, see cyclocomputer. Cyclometer, devised in the mid 1930s by Rejewski to catalog the cycle structure of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cyclometer — Cy*clom e*ter (s? kl?m ? t?r), n. [Cyclo + meter.] A contrivance for recording the revolutions of a wheel, as of a bicycle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cyclometer — [sī kläm′ət ər] n. [ CYCLO + METER] 1. an instrument for measuring the arcs of circles 2. an instrument for recording the revolutions of a wheel, used to measure the distance, speed, etc. traveled by a bicycle …   English World dictionary

  • cyclometer — ciklometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Apskritimo lanko ar dviračio rato sūkių matuoklis. atitikmenys: angl. cyclometer vok. Zyklometer, n rus. циклометр, m pranc. cyclomètre, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • cyclometer — ciklometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. cyclometer vok. Zyklometer, n rus. циклометр, m pranc. minuterie à rouleaux, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • cyclometer — cyclometric /suy kleuh me trik/, adj.. /suy klom i teuhr/, n. 1. an instrument that measures circular arcs. 2. a device for recording the revolutions of a wheel and hence the distance traversed by a wheeled vehicle; odometer. [1805 15; CYCLO +… …   Universalium

  • cyclometer — noun a) a device that counts the revolutions of a bicycle wheel in order to indicate distance travelled. b) an instrument for measuring circular arcs …   Wiktionary

  • cyclometer — instrument for measuring revolutions of a wheel Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cyclometer — cy·clom·e·ter || saɪ klÉ’mɪtÉ™ n. instrument that measures the revolutions of a wheel; instrument that measures arcs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cyclometer — [sʌɪ klɒmɪtə] noun 1》 an instrument for measuring circular arcs. 2》 an instrument attached to a bicycle for measuring distance …   English new terms dictionary

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