milepost


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

mile·post

 (mīl′pōst′)
n.
A post set up to indicate distance in miles, as along a highway.

milepost

(ˈmaɪlˌpəʊst)
n
1. (Horse Racing) horse racing a marking post on a racecourse a mile before the finishing line
2. (Civil Engineering) chiefly US and Canadian a signpost that shows the distance in miles to or from a place. Also called (esp Brit): milestone

mile•post

(ˈmaɪlˌpoʊst)

n.
1. any of a series of posts set up to mark distance by miles, as along a road, or an individual post showing the distance from a place.
[1760–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milepost - stone post at side of a road to show distancesmilepost - stone post at side of a road to show distances
marking, mark, marker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
Translations

milepost

[ˈmaɪlpəʊst] N (Hist) → poste m miliar, mojón m

milepost

nMeilenanzeiger mor -pfosten m
References in periodicals archive ?
For instance, at the West Florida Boundary Trailhead beginning at milepost 108, hikers can make a short loop on the nature trail or go for 25 miles to the Yockanookany Trailhead.
A short time later, a Lane County Sheriff's Office deputy located Torres driving the Corolla on Highway 58 near Milepost 8, Proulx said.
Hull Street Energy, a private equity firm that invests in power generation assets and related businesses, established Milepost as part of its strategy to build and grow a significant presence in the North American middle market power sector.
The project was praised for its "imaginative and well-executed scheme to reintroduce traditional slate mileposts along the line".
If their totem pole-inspired milepost wins, they will be presented with a prize by TV presenter Adam Hart Davies.
The Richardson Highway at milepost 357 is getting an interchange and frontage road at the Badger Road intersection.
If you could reach the centenarian's milepost and still be independent, healthy, and active--well, who could argue with that?
Drivers can more easily determine their position along the highway with milepost numbers.
Upgradation of Yargi- Kalewa road section (milepost 40/0 to milepost 115/5) in Myanmar to two lane with earth shoulders, on EPC mode.
A: Approximately milepost 499 Q: And where is milepost 499?
On the North Carolina segment of the parkway, a slight detour at milepost 355.