You are here


Definitions by Wordnik

  1. (noun) An instrument used to measure the rotations per minute of a rotating shaft.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. To wit: The tachometer is the size of a wristwatch tucked into the left corner behind the steering wheel you can switch the display on the LCD screen, while the option for connecting to an iPhone takes prime and primary placement in the center console screen. - Forbes.com: News
  2. Now, there's a reason that, for about as long as we've had motorcars, a tachometer has been a round face with a needle: it works beautifully. - Ars Technica
  3. The tachometer is a logical choice, but I have a better idea: tap into pin #34 of the EEC-IV computer so the lights run off fuel flow calculations. - The Truth About Cars
  4. The digital instrumentation panel on the dash features a speedometer, tachometer, odometer, two trip meters, and hour meter, fuel gauge, clock, and service indicators. - Quad 2009 ATV Buyers Guide
  5. But what most flabbergasted me was the instrument panel — the speedometer, the tachometer, the fuel and temperature gauges. - Driving Like the Other Half


We are dedicated to creating and providing free, high-quality English language learning resources.