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mile·age

also mil·age  (mī′lĭj)
n.
1. Total length, extent, or distance measured or expressed in miles.
2. Total miles covered or traveled in a given time.
3. The amount of service, use, or wear estimated by miles used or traveled: This tire will give very good mileage.
4. The number of miles traveled by a motor vehicle on a given quantity of fuel.
5.
a. An allowance for travel expenses established at a specified rate per mile.
b. Expense per mile, as for the use of a car.
6. Informal The amount of service something has yielded or may yield in the future; usefulness: a tape player that still has a lot of mileage left.

mileage

(ˈmaɪlɪdʒ) or

milage

n
1. (Units) a distance expressed in miles
2. (Automotive Engineering) the total number of miles that a motor vehicle has travelled
3. (Commerce) allowance for travelling expenses, esp as a fixed rate per mile
4. (Automotive Engineering) the number of miles a motor vehicle will travel on one gallon of fuel
5. informal use, benefit, or service provided by something: this scheme has a lot of mileage left.
6. informal grounds, substance, or weight: some mileage in the objectors' arguments.

mile•age

(ˈmaɪ lɪdʒ)

n.
1. the aggregate number of miles traveled in a given time.
2. length, extent, or distance in miles.
3. the average distance a vehicle can travel on a specified quantity of fuel.
4. wear, use, or profit: to get good mileage out of an old coat.
5. an allowance for traveling expenses at a fixed rate per mile.
[1745–55, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mileage - distance measured in milesmileage - distance measured in miles    
distance - the property created by the space between two objects or points
2.mileage - the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burnedmileage - the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
3.mileage - a travel allowance at a given rate per mile traveled
travel allowance, travel reimbursement - a sum allowed for travel
Translations
vzdálenost v mílích
kørsel
mailimäärä
udaljenost u miljama
総マイル数
총 마일수
vägsträcka i engelska miles
ระยะทางเป็นไมล์
tổng số dặm đã đi được

mileage

[ˈmaɪlɪdʒ]
A. N
1.distancia f en millas; (on mileometer) → kilometraje m
what mileage does your car do?¿cuántos kilómetros hace tu coche por galón de gasolina?¿cuántas millas hace tu coche por galón de gasolina?
what mileage has this car done?¿qué kilómetraje tiene este coche?¿cuántas millas/cuántos kilómetros tiene este coche?
2. (fig) there's no mileage in this storyesta historia sólo tiene un interés pasajero
he got a lot of mileage out of itle sacó mucho partido
B. CPD mileage allowance Ndietas fpl por desplazamiento en vehículo propiodietas f por kilometraje
mileage indicator Ncuentakilómetros m inv
mileage rate Ntarifa f por distancia

mileage

[ˈmaɪlɪdʒ] n
(= distance) → kilométrage m
the approximate mileage for the complete journey → le kilométrage total estimé pour l'excursion
(= distance travelled) (by motorist)déplacements mpl
Most of my mileage is around town → La plupart de mes déplacements en voiture se font en ville.
(= miles per gallon) → nombre m de kilomètres par litre
to get a better mileage [car] → parcourir plus de kilomètres par litre
(fig) to get a lot of mileage out of sth → tirer le meilleur parti de qch
It's obviously important to get as much mileage out of the convention as possible → Il est évidemment important de tirer le meilleur parti possible de cette convention.mileage allowance nindemnité f kilométriquemileage indicator ncompteur m kilométrique

mileage

nMeilen pl; (on odometer) → Meilenstand m, → Meilenzahl f; what mileage did you do yesterday?wie viele Meilen seid ihr gestern gefahren?; mileage per gallonBenzinverbrauch m; you get a much better mileage (per gallon) from this car if …dieser Wagen ist viel sparsamer im Verbrauch, wenn …; unlimited mileage (for hired car) → unbegrenzte Kilometerzahl; mileage allowance˜ Kilometerpauschale f; we got a lot of mileage out of it (fig inf)das war uns (dat)sehr dienlich; it’s still got a lot of mileage left in it (fig inf)da steckt noch einiges drin (inf); he decided there was no mileage in provoking a row with his bosser entschied, dass es nichts bringen würde, mit dem Chef einen Streit anzufangen (inf)

mileage

[ˈmaɪlɪdʒ] nchilometraggio
what mileage does your car do? → quanti chilometri al litro fa la tua macchina?

mileage

مَسَافَةٌ بِالْـمِيل vzdálenost v mílích kørsel Meilenzahl απόσταση σε μίλια kilometraje mailimäärä kilométrage udaljenost u miljama chilometraggio 総マイル数 총 마일수 totaal aantal afgelegde mijlen antall miles odległość w milach milhagem, quilometragem расстояние в милях vägsträcka i engelska miles ระยะทางเป็นไมล์ mil hesabıyla uzaklık tổng số dặm đã đi được 英里数
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