Definition of 'speedometer'
Example sentences containing 'speedometer'
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The needle on the speedometer rose higher and higher, but Autumn didn't slow until the street lights of town glowed in the distance. ROSES ARE FOR THE RICH (2002)He squirmed uncomfortably in his seat and pushed the speedometer up a little. LOOKING FOR ANDREW MCCARTHY (2002)The needle on the speedometer was moving steadily to the right. SANDS OF TIME (2002)
Trends of 'speedometer'
Used Rarely. speedometer is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'speedometer'
British English: speedometer /spɪˈdɒmɪtə/ NOUN
A speedometer is the instrument in a vehicle which shows how fast the vehicle is moving.
- American English: speedometer
- Arabic: عَدَّادُ السُّرْعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: velocímetro
- Chinese: 时速表
- Croatian: brzinomjer
- Czech: tachometr
- Danish: speedometer
- Dutch: snelheidsmeter
- European Spanish: velocímetro
- Finnish: nopeusmittari
- French: compteur de vitesse
- German: Tachometer
- Greek: ταχύμετρο
- Italian: tachimetro
- Japanese: 速度計
- Korean: 속도계
- Norwegian: speedometer
- Polish: szybkościomierz
- European Portuguese: velocímetro
- Romanian: vitezometru
- Russian: спидометр
- Latin American Spanish: velocímetro
- Swedish: hastighetsmätare
- Thai: แผงที่บอกอัตราความเร็ว
- Turkish: hızölçer
- Ukrainian: спідометр
- Vietnamese: đồng hồ tốc độ
Definition of speedometer from the Collins English Dictionary
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