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Rule "oedometer (odometer)"

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Description: oedometer (odometer)
Message: An oedometer is an instrument used in geotechnical investigation. Did you mean \1 (an instrument that measures the distance that a vehicle travels)?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oedometer_test
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The oedometer in my automobile is defective.
    Correction suggestion: odometer
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The odometer in my automobile is defective.
  • Oedometers are used in geotechnical investigations.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: OEDOMETER_ODOMETER [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)