miles an/per hour

miles an/per 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

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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

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  • per — W1S3 [pə strong pə: $ pər strong pə:r] prep [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: through, by ] 1.) per hour/day/week etc during each hour etc ▪ The park attracts 4 million visitors per year. miles/kilometres per hour (=used for measuring speed) ▪ a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Kilometres per hour — (For the South African airport with IATA code KMH , see Johan Pienaar Airport.)The kilometre per hour (American English: kilometer per hour) is a unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector). The unit symbol is km/h or km·h−1; however, the… …   Wikipedia

  • miles an hour — miles an/per/hour phrase 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 quickly …   Useful english dictionary

  • an/per hour — used in measurements that describe the speed of something The speed limit is 65 miles per hour. a fastball thrown at 88 miles an hour • • • Main Entry: ↑hour …   Useful english dictionary

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