Definition of Mileage

1. Noun. Distance measured in miles.

Exact synonyms: Milage
Generic synonyms: Distance



2. Noun. The ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned.
Exact synonyms: Fuel Consumption Rate, Gas Mileage, Gasoline Mileage
Generic synonyms: Ratio

3. Noun. A travel allowance at a given rate per mile traveled.

Definition of Mileage

1. n. An allowance for traveling expenses at a certain rate per mile.

Definition of Mileage

1. Noun. the total distance, in miles, travelled ¹

2. Noun. the number of miles travelled by a vehicle on a certain volume of fuel ¹

3. Noun. mileage allowance, an allowance for travel expenses at a specified rate per mile ¹

4. Noun. (informal) the amount of service that something has yielded or may yield in future ¹

5. Noun. (informal) something worth taking into consideration ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mileage

1. total distance expressed in miles [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mileage

1. 1. An allowance for traveling expenses at a certain rate per mile. 2. Aggregate length or distance in miles; especially, the sum of lengths of tracks or wires of a railroad company, telegraph company, etc. Alternative forms: milage] Constructive mileage, a mileage allowed for journeys supposed to be made, but not actually made. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mileage

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mileage (current term)
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Literary usage of Mileage

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"Where the holder of an interchangeable mileage ticket, stipulating that coupons from the ticket would not be honored on trains, except from nonagency ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"G. RAYMOND, Railway Freight Car mileage in the United States. The number of miles run daily, on the average, by freight cars is an indication of their ..."

3. The American Railway: Its Construction, Development, Management, and Appliances by Thomas Curtis Clarke (1889)
"Railway mileage of the World—Railway mileage of the United States—Annual mileage and Increase—mileage Compared with Area—Geographical Location of Railways— ..."

4. Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management by Dionysius Lardner (1850)
"From a comparison of the total mileage of each class of the locomotive stock with the number of engines in service, the average mileage of each engine can ..."

5. Journal by California Legislature. Assembly, California, Legislature (1912)
"73 mileage 21, 24 E EMERGENCY MEASURES. Cases of urgency. AB No. 42 114 AB No. ... Leave of absence 28 mileage 21, 24 FITZGERALD, GEO. Member of Assembly. ..."

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