kph kph

Definition(s):

  • (n) the ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)

Usage(s):

  • Malaysians from almost anywhere on the peninsula can now take 110-kph day trips to the capital to see their rising monuments to modernity.

News

  1. Tropical Storm Cosme weakening in the Pacific

    MIAMI — Tropical Storm Cosme (KAHS'-may) continues to weaken in the cold waters of the Pacific Ocean well off the coast of Mexico. The storm had top sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph) late Wednesday. Forecasters say the storm will continue to weaken and should become a remnant low in a day or so. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Cosme is centered about 545 miles (877 kilometers ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Cosme downgraded to tropical storm in Pacific

    MIAMI — Cosme (KAHS'-may) has weakened to a tropical storm in the Pacific Ocean well off the coast of Mexico. The storm had top sustained winds of 70 mph (113 kph) late Tuesday. Forecasters say the storm will gradually weaken Wednesday and Thursday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Cosme is centered about 450 miles (724 kilometers) southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. It is ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Hurricane Cosme forms in the Pacific off coast of Mexico with winds near 75 mph (120 kph)

    MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Cosme forms in the Pacific off coast of Mexico with winds near 75 mph (120 kph)        
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. In a statement, Hamilton responded by saying: "I took my penalty - it's quite a long time to spend at 60 kph in the pitlane - and I came out second......I don't see how that's unfair. It's racing, and those are the rules, and we all have to accept...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: Jakarta Globe

  2. "It's the wrong ball for the shoulder. You have to be really strong to play with this ball," Gasquet said. "It's not my game to be really strong. My opponent today can serve 220-225 kph, but for me, it's really hard. So the (heavy) balls are...
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: Richard Gasquet Source: ABC Online

  3. Shaun Tait, who also won the Man of the Match award, told local media after the match, "There are days when you know very early you are in decent shape and this was one of those days. I have bowled over 160-kph (100-mph) three times in my career and...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Shaun Tait Source: The Sports Encounter (blog)

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /