miles per hour


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miles per hour

(mph) A unit of speed representing the number of miles traveled in one hour.
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Noun1.miles per hour - the ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours)miles per hour - the ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
2.miles per hour - a speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travelmiles per hour - a speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travel
meter reading, reading, indication - a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument; "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"
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