mile

Definitions

General Science

Construction

  • A distance measure equal to 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, or 8 furlongs.

Electronics

  • A unit of distance equal to exactly 1609.344 meters. Its abbreviation is mi.

Military

  • noun a unit of linear measurement, corresponding to 1,760 yards or 1,609 metres

Travel

  • noun a measure of length equalling 1.625 kilometres
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