from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for indicating the speed of an engine, a machine, shafting, etc.; a speed-gage or velocimeter. Various forms are in use. See tachometer and operameter.
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Speed Monitoring Systems: with at least two independent subsystems for emergency overspeed triggering (e.g. first stage: electro mechanical sensor with speed-indicator and over speed relay; second stage: mechanical overspeed-switch).
Between the sea and Lewes the needle of the speed-indicator never fell below 40 miles an hour, until at times the car was running at 60.
He fixes up the speed-indicator -- puts a new face on it, so that when the car is doing thirty, the indicator only shows fifteen, and twenty for forty, and so on.
The needle of the speed-indicator flicked and wagged to and fro; the cinders rattled on the roof, and a whirl of dust sucked after the whirling wheels.