miles an hour


miles an hour
the number of miles that a vehicle travels in an hour

A 14-year-old was caught driving at 50 miles per hour.

Thesaurus: units for measuring speed of movementhyponym to move somewhere quicklysynonym
Main entry: mile

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  • miles per hour — ➔ mph * * * miles an/per hour (ABBREVIATION mph) ► MEASURES, TRANSPORT used for saying how fast a vehicle, plane, etc. is travelling or can travel: »The speed limit on UK motorways is 70 miles per hour. Main Entry: ↑ …   Financial and business terms

  • miles an hour — miles an/per hour (ABBREVIATION mph) ► MEASURES, TRANSPORT used for saying how fast a vehicle, plane, etc. is travelling or can travel: »The speed limit on UK motorways is 70 miles per hour. Main Entry: ↑mile …   Financial and business terms

  • Miles per hour — MPH redirects here. For other uses, see MPH (disambiguation). Automobile speedometer, measuring speed in miles per hour on the outer track, and kilometres per hour on the inner track. Miles per hour is an imperial unit of speed expressing the… …   Wikipedia

  • miles per hour — noun 1. the ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours) (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑mph • Hypernyms: ↑rate 2. a speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Miles per hour — Meilen pro Stunde (mph für Englisch: miles per hour) ist eine Maßeinheit der Geschwindigkeit. Trotz der offiziellen Abkürzung mi für mile(s) wird diese Größe kaum je als ‚mi/h‘ angegeben, ausgenommen in technischen Publikationen. Ein Objekt, das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • miles per hour — number of miles traveled in an hour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miles per hour — Synonyms and related words: air speed, celerity, dispatch, expedition, fastness, flight, flit, flurry, ground speed, haste, hurry, instantaneousness, knots, lightning speed, precipitation, promptitude, promptness, quickness, rapidity, round pace …   Moby Thesaurus

  • miles per hour — See mph …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 60 Miles an Hour — Infobox Single | Name = 60 Miles an Hour Artist = New Order from Album = Get Ready B side = Sabotage Released = November 2001 Format = CD, 12 Recorded = 2001 Genre = Alternative Length = 3:50 Label = London Writer = New Order Producer = Steve… …   Wikipedia

  • More Miles Per Hour — Studio album by John Miles Released April 1979 …   Wikipedia


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