Pedometer definition

pĭ-dŏmĭ-tər
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An instrument that gauges the approximate distance traveled on foot by registering the number of steps taken.
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An instrument carried by a walker, which measures approximately the distance covered in walking by recording the number of steps.
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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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Noun

Singular:
pedometer
Plural:
pedometers