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odometer

noun [C] uk   /əʊˈdɒm.ɪ.tər/ us    /oʊˈdɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/ mainly US ( UK usually milometer)
a device in a vehicle that measures and shows the distance it travels
Translations of “odometer”
in Spanish cuentakilómetros, odómetro…
in Korean 주행 기록계…
in Arabic عَدّاد الأميال…
in Portuguese odômetro…
in Catalan comptaquilòmetres…
in Japanese (車の)走行距離計…
in Italian contachilometri…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計程器,裡程表…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计程器,里程表…
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