Definition of Kilometres per hour

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

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kilometres Per Hour

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Literary usage of Kilometres per hour

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

1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1914)
"71tÂ» speed of 204 kilometres per hour, and this and the sixth lap. which ... Gilbert's average speed: 191.1 kilometres per hour, or 118.5 miles per hour. ..."

2. Electric Traction by Robert Henry Smith (1905)
"On November 11 the Siemens car reached 208 kilometres per hour speed, with 45'3 periodicity and 2-8-per-cent. slip in the motors. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"Differences 0.18 4.91 4-67 Using the co-efficient 0.935 to reduce contacts per hour to kilometres per hour, we have corresponding to 0.18 contacts per hour ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1902)
"and the abscissae will represent speeds expressed in kilometres per hour. If the Chart of Coefficients is to have approximately the same range as the Chart ..."

5. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Thomas Gray, Smithsonian Institution (1908)
"A body acquires velocity at a uniform rate, and at the end of one minute is moving at the rate of 20 kilometres per hour : what is the acceleration in ..."

6. Metabolism and Practical Medicine by Karl Harko von Noorden, Carl von Noorden, Isaac Walker Hall (1907)
"At medium speed (15 kilometres per hour) =0*245 ,, ,, At fast speed (22 kilometres per hour) ... Kilometres per Hour. (a) In the case of a pedestrian . ..."

7. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1888)
"Milne's own statistics showed that when the wind averaged from 4 to (i kilometres per hour, or 100 to 150 kilometres in the ..."