Definition of 'mph'
Example sentences containing 'mph'
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They seemed to be going at 200 mph. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)The speed limit was 60 mph. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The fastest speed was 116 mph. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We are removing the areas in the middle of the road where pedestrians wait in an island and imposing traffic speed limits of 20 mph. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The truck picked up speed, soon reaching 50 mph. Christianity Today (2000)In London the average speed was 15.5 mph. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's obvious that a lot of winding country roads that have a 60 mph limit should get put into a lower band. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'mph'
British English: mph /maɪlz pə aʊə/ ABBREVIATION
mph is written after a number to indicate the speed of something such as a vehicle. mph is an abbreviation for `miles per hour'.
On this road, you must not drive faster than 20 mph.
- American English: mph
- Arabic: مِيلٍ لِكُلِ سَاعَةٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: milhas por hora
- Chinese: 每小时英里
- Croatian: milja na sat
- Czech: mil za hodinu
- Danish: engelske mil i timen
- Dutch: mijl/u
- European Spanish: millas por hora
- Finnish: mailia tunnissa
- French: m/h
- German: Meilen pro Stunde
- Greek: μ.α.ώ.
- Italian: mph
- Japanese: 毎時･･･マイル
- Korean: 시속 마일 수
- Norwegian: km/t
- Polish: mile na godzinę
- European Portuguese: milhas por hora
- Romanian: mphmile pe oră
- Russian: миль в час
- Spanish: millas por hora
- Swedish: mph
- Thai: ตัวย่อของไมล์ต่อชั่วโมง
- Turkish: mil/saat
- Ukrainian: миль на годину
- Vietnamese: dặm trên giờ
Definition of mph from the Collins English Dictionary
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