from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. kilometers per hour
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- Kilometres per hour.
- Keystrokes per hour.
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- n. the ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
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Thats when I told him that we both had missed the fact that the speedometer was in kph not mph.
The unit symbol is km / h or km·h − 1; however, the colloquial abbreviations "kph" and "kmph" are sometimes also used in English-speaking countries, in analogy to mph, although these are not in accordance with international scientific standards.
The unit symbol is km/h or km·h−1; however, the colloquial abbreviations "kph" and "kmph" are sometimes also used in English-speaking countries, in analogy to mph, although these are not in accordance with international scientific standards."
About 12,000 solar cells cover the tops of the wings to generate power for the 40 hp engine, with an average speed of 70 kph (44 mph).
At 5 p. m (5 a.m. ET), Parma, known locally as Typhoon Pepeng, had maximum sustained winds of 148 kph (92 mph) with gusts as high as 185 kph (115mph) as it made landfall in a rural region of fishermen and farmers in Luzon, the largest of the Philippine islands.
Elsewhere, Tropical Storm Maria was about 210 miles (340 kilometers) east-southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, with winds reaching 50 mph (85 kph) at last report at 11 p.m.
EDT (0600 GMT) Sunday, Nate was centered about 70 miles (115 kilometers) northeast of Veracruz, with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph (100 kph).
Nate's winds are near 70 mph 110 kph and the storm could become a hurricane.
It was heading westward at 6 mph 9 kph, the Miami-based forecasters said.
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Maria is swirling across the Atlantic with winds near 50 mph 85 kph.