Definition of Kilometers per hour

1. Noun. The ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours).

Exact synonyms: Kilometres Per Hour, Km/h, Kph
Generic synonyms: Rate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kilometers Per Hour

kilojoule
kilojoules
kilokatal
kilokatals
kiloliter
kiloliters
kilolitre
kilolitres
kilolumen
kilomaser
kilomasers
kilomegacycle
kilomegacycles
kilometer
kilometers
kilometers per hour (current term)
kilometrage
kilometrages
kilometre
kilometres
kilometres per hour
kilometric
kilometrically
kilomole
kilomoles
kilonewton
kilonewtons
kilonova
kiloohm
kiloohms

Literary usage of Kilometers per hour

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. World Weather Extremes by Pauline Riordan (1985)
"has occurred on Mount Washington is apparently the 304 kilometers per hour 240 (189 miles per hour) estimated during the hurricane of 21 September 1938. ..."

2. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Frederick Eugene Fowle (1916)
"Since the velocity gained was 20 kilometers per hour in one minute, the acceleration was 1200 kilometers per hour per hour. Here /=; 100 ooo and ^=3600 ; . ..."

3. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, 1915 (1916)
"The traveling speed attained is 65 kilometers per hour on the plains and 45 kilometers per hour in the mountains. The speed on the plains will be ..."

4. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"Two hours and 44 minutes after liftoff, over the southern Pacific, the S-IVB ignited and accelerated the spacecraft to 39 400 kilometers per hour—enough to ..."

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