mph mph  /ˈɛm ˈpi ˈeɪtʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
  2. (n) a speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travel

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Jimena was moving to the west-northwest at about 9 mph.
  2. It took the drivers at Road and Track 32 seconds to reach 60 mph, which would put the Dauphine at a severe disadvantage in any drag race involving farm equipment.
  3. The 1961 Jaguar E-Type was heavenly, a dead-sexy, 150-mph supercar, a stiletto heel to the heart of any car-loving man.

News

  1. After 152 mph arrest, police warn of speeding dangers

    Police say a motorcyclist arrested for going more than 150 mph is lucky he didn't die.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WMUR New Hampshire

  2. NC 75 mph speed limit bill sent back to committee

    A bill opening the door to 75 mph speed limits on some highways in North Carolina has been sent back to a House committee for more work.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WXII-TV Winston-Salem

  3. 75 mph bill pulled over

    A bill that would allow the DOT to raise some speed limits to 75 mph took a U-turn back to committee after encountering heavy traffic on the House floor Thursday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WRAL.com Raleigh

Quotes

  1. "I'm starting to get used to the fact that every race we go to is basically bumper cars at 190 mph," Gordon said. "When it comes down to the end, you pretty much know that it's not going to end like that, that you're going to have cautions...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Jeff Gordon Source: Lewiston Sun Journal

  2. "Cody Ross got hit with a ball, 95 mph," Gonzalez said. "It wasn't thrown any less. He stayed in the game, and he's making diving plays and dialing. There are some injuries there."
    on May 17, 2010 By: Fredi Gonzalez Source: MLB.com

  3. "That was tough racing," Johnson said. "Matt was crowding me, and I was trying to move him up a little bit and we were doing all that at 190 mph. It was pretty intense." "When I got inside of Matt and tried for a lap or two to get by...
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: Arizona Republic

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