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pe·dom·e·ter

(pĕ-dom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring the distance covered in walking.
Synonym(s): podometer
[L. pes (ped-), foot]

pe·dom·e·ter

(pĕ-dom'ĕ-tĕr)
Portable device usually attached to clothing at waist level, which mechanically registers hip elevations during walking or running. Usually measures steps taken, although some models can be calibrated to estimate distance and energy cost of walking.
[L. pes (ped-), foot]

pedometer

(pē-dŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [Gr. pais, child, + metron, measure]
A device for the measurement of infants.

pedometer

(pĕd-ŏm′ĕ-tĕr) [L. pes, foot, + Gr. metron, measurement]
An instrument that indicates the number of steps taken while walking.

pedometer

device for counting the number of strides taken in a given period or event. Almost all modern pedometers also provide estimates of distance covered and average speed, based upon a user-entered mean value of stride length.
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