Mildness Mileage

Mile

Meanings and phrases

mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters; statute mile; stat mi; land mile; international mile; mi
  2. a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; nautical mile; mi; naut mi; knot; international nautical mile; air mile
  3. a large distance
  4. an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards; Roman mile
  5. a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km; mil; Swedish mile
  6. a footrace extending one mile
  7. a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile; nautical mile; naut mi; mi; geographical mile; Admiralty mile
  8. a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters); sea mile

Admiralty mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile; nautical mile; naut mi; mile; mi; geographical mile

Roman mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards; mile

Swedish mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km; mile; mil

air mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; nautical mile; mile; mi; naut mi; knot; international nautical mile
n.
  1. a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile; nautical mile; naut mi; mile; mi; Admiralty mile

half mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile; 880 yards
E.g.
  • Distance markers are located at every half mile.
  • It is located a half mile west of U.S. 1.
  • It is about half mile east of Dymock.
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters; mile; statute mile; stat mi; land mile; mi
n.
  1. a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; nautical mile; mile; mi; naut mi; knot; air mile

land mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters; mile; statute mile; stat mi; international mile; mi

last mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place
E.g.
  • The last mile of track in Brunswick is owned by MaineDOT.
  • The trail straightens for the last mile, but gains elevation quickly.
  • The last mile is very technical, exposed and parallels the Colorado River.

nautical mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile; naut mi; mile; mi; geographical mile; Admiralty mile
  2. a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; mile; mi; naut mi; knot; international nautical mile; air mile
E.g.
  • The second stage was a 231 nautical mile leg from New York City to Newport.
  • From 2011-2014, the first stage was a 648 nautical mile double-handed leg from Charleston to New York City.
  • On 3 October 1943, "Empire Activity" was wrecked on Peckford Reef Newfoundland at , 1 nautical mile south of the Peckford Reef.

quarter mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile; 440 yards
E.g.
  • A lightning arrester was installed every quarter mile.
  • Performance was 7.7 seconds for with a 15.9 s/86.4 mph quarter mile run.
  • In 1904 he was eliminated in the semi-final of the quarter mile competition.

sea mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters); mile

square mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an area of 640 acres
E.g.
  • The Cantonment Reno site is one square mile in size.
  • The population density was 3,572.2 people per square mile.
  • The population density was 3,154 per square mile (1232/km).

statute mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters; mile; stat mi; land mile; international mile; mi

survey mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a U.S. unit of measure equal to 1609.347 meters; derived from the use of 39.37 inches as the conversion for one meter

per square mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The population density was 3,572.2 people per square mile.
  • The population density was 3,154 per square mile (1232/km).
  • The population density was 748.4 per square mile (289.2/km²).

half a mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Alnmouth railway station is about half a mile away.
  • It is about half a mile to the east of Speech House.
  • It is less than half a mile from U.S. Route 51.

mile south

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The facility is about one mile south of New York State Thruway exit 44.
  • Rescuers found the wreckage a quarter mile south of Bird Island in Utah Lake.
  • The quarry is next to the A4136 road, and about one mile south of Mitcheldean.

mile north

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another mile north of Dodge Street is N-64, known as Maple Street.
  • Pymore, Dorset Pymore is a small village one mile north of Bridport, Dorset.
  • The Burn, a small Georgian estate, is located approximately 1 mile north of Edzell.

mile away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Alnmouth railway station is about half a mile away.
  • The blast was felt up to half a mile away.
  • The closest CTA Purple Line station is Linden, about a mile away.

mile long

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a 10 mile long hiking and biking trail.
  • Trail #2 was called "Camino Ortolaza" and was 0.5 mile long.
  • This trail is 0.4 mile long, it is a medium challenge trail.

mile west

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It met Trail #9 at a point about 0.2 mile west of PR-546.
  • It is located a half mile west of U.S. 1.
  • The well is located about one mile west of Bobtown on Bald Hill Church Road.

mile east

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A spring exists about three-quarters of a mile east."
  • It is about half mile east of Dymock.
  • branches off from High St. about 1/2 mile east of downtown Carlisle.

per mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tickets were sold at approximately 2 cents per mile.
  • These grants were later doubled to per mile of grade by the 1864 Act.
  • Both of those aircraft could carry more people, at a lower cost per mile.

mile before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The stream passes under Missouri Route 30 about one mile before it enters Heads Creek.
  • The two matched strides for the first mile before Good Magic tired somewhat down the stretch.
  • This trail runs along a river for about 1/4 mile before it comes to the sign "Piscina" pointing left.
E.g.
  • Suches is approximately one mile from the Appalachian Trail (AT) as it passes through Woody Gap.
  • The lake is irregular in shape, with numerous peninsulas and bays, and is approximately one mile in diameter.
  • After World War II, the C&S RR was extended to Peachtree Jct., approximately one mile from Centerville Station.

last quarter mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fallon restrained the filly in the early stages before moving forward in the last quarter mile.
  • Billesdon Brook raced towards the rear of the field before making a forward move approaching the last quarter mile.
  • He looked exhausted however in the last quarter mile and was overtaken by the 33/1 outsider Felstead who won by one and a half lengths.

mile marker

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The southernmost tip of the key is on U.S. 1 (or the Overseas Highway), at approximately mile marker 28.
  • The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) maintains mile marker signs every mile along the highway.
  • The grounds and tower are closed to the public, however they are visible from U.S. Route 101 near mile marker 166.

mile race

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Soon after the mile race in Rome, she began to suffer from stomach upsets.
  • After running a solid 4:55.7 on her miling debut, she was selected for an international mile race in Rome on 16 May.
  • Additionally the city is home to the largest 5 mile race in Texas, named the Turkey Trot as it is run annually on thanksgiving.

within a mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway passes within a mile.
  • 'When within a mile or two of the Dana, the party was suddenly attacked by robbers.
  • The community is located along Pennsylvania Route 160 within a mile of the borough of Central City.

mile wide

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Miramichi River is nearly a mile wide here.
  • The eastern lake is the smallest of the three, approximately three miles long and a mile wide.
  • A ten-foot high mass of snow, half a mile long and a quarter of a mile wide, fell toward the town.

mile run

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1962, Truex won the national championships in the 3 mile run.
  • Performance was 7.7 seconds for with a 15.9 s/86.4 mph quarter mile run.
  • A women's mile run was first added in 1968 and changed to 1500 m two years later.

located one mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The falls are located one mile (1.6 km) east of Bridal Veil Falls.
  • Freehold Airport is located one mile west of the town and is a major hub for gliders.
  • It is located one mile south of South Dakota Highway 28, five miles west of Lake Norden.

river mile

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bridge crosses the river between LaSalle and Oglesby, at river mile 225.8.
  • It joins the Deschutes River at river mile 83.7 (134.7 km upstream from the mouth of the Deschutes).
  • Creation of Lake Shafer began in 1922 with the construction of the Norway Dam at river mile 30.2 above the confluence of the Wabash River.
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