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speedo

Pronunciation: /ˈspiːdəʊ/

Translation of speedo in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -dos)

  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], velocímetro (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Inside there is a massive central rev counter and a speedo on the steering column (Australian regs required the pair reversed).
    • Look closer and you'll notice the port and starboard navigation lights, and the knot meter lined up next to the speedo and rev counter on the dash.
    • The arched strip rev counter above the speedo fits in with the design but is hard to read when the sun is directed at the dash.

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