Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An instrument for indicating speed.
  • n. An instrument for indicating distance traveled as well as rate of speed.
  • n. An odometer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device that measures, and indicates the current speed of a vehicle.
  • n. Such a device incorporating an odometer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A speed-recorder; a speed-indicator or recorder adapted to an automobile, carriage, or bicycle. See speed-indicator.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a meter fixed to a vehicle that measures and displays its speed

Etymologies

speed +‎ -meter (Wiktionary)

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