Definition von mile(s) im Englisch Englisch wörterbuch
- mi
- Mile High Club
- A supposed club that one joins by having sex aboard an aircraft
- mile
- One mile per hour, as a measure of speed
five miles over the speed limit.
- mile
- A Roman unit of measure equal to 1000 (double) steps (mille passus or mille passuum) or 5000 Roman feet (approx. 1480m)
- mile
- A track race of one mile in length; sometimes used to refer to the 1500m race
The runners competed in the mile.
- mile
- A unit of measure (length or distance) equal to 5,280 feet (8 furlongs) in the U.S.Customary/Imperial system of measurements. One mile is equal to 1.609344 km. http: //www.onlineconversion.com/length_common.htm
- mile
- A great distance
The shot missed by a mile.
- mile
- {n} a land measure or space of 176 yards
- mile a minute
- (deyim) Very fast. (*Typically: go ~; move ~; talk ~; travel ~.)
- mile
- a footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the mile" a unit of length equal to 1760 yards a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards a large distance; "he missed by a mile
- mile
- A measure of length equaling 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609 kilometers, or 8 furlongs Such a measurement is a statute mile, whereas a nautical mile contains 6,080 feet
- mile
- Slang term referring to the 1500-meter or 1650-yard freestyle event, both of which are slightly short of a mile
- mile
- a unit of length equal to 1760 yards a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards a large distance; "he missed by a mile
- mile
- a footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the mile"
- mile
- n A unit of length or distance There are 1760 yards, or 1609 34 meters, in one mile
- mile
- A measurement of distance, being 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet
- mile
- 5,280 lineal feet
- mile
- A measurement of distance: 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet
- mile
- a large distance; "he missed by a mile"
- mile
- {i} unit of distance equal to 5280 feet (approximately 1609 meters); relatively great distance
- mile
- If you say that someone is willing to go the extra mile, you mean that they are willing to make a special effort to do or achieve something. The President is determined `to go the extra mile for peace'
- mile
- 1609 meters, 5280 feet, or 1760 yards Note: 1600m is not a mile
- mile
- nI: tender, delicate
- mile
- emphasis If you say that you can see or recognize something a mile off, you are emphasizing that it is very obvious and easy to recognize. You can spot undercover cops a mile off
- mile
- measure of length used in the United States for large distances -- "A car going 35 miles per hour (mph) is going how many km per hour (kph)?" (239)
- mile
- A linear measurement equal to 5280 feet on land and 6076 feet across water (nautical mile)
- mile
- a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
- mile
- a unit of length equal to 1760 yards
- mile
- a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
- mile
- emphasis Miles or a mile is used with the meaning `very much' in order to emphasize the difference between two things or qualities, or the difference between what you aimed to do and what you actually achieved. You're miles better than most of the performers we see nowadays With a Labour candidate in place they won by a mile The rehearsals were miles too slow and no work was getting done
- mile
- The nautical mile is defined as the length of one minute of arc on a perfect sphere whose surface equals the earth's In practical terms, because our globe is spheroidal, this corresponds to one minute of latitude at 48 degrees, or 6080 feet The statue mile of our highways is shorter at 5280 feet - O -
- mile
- A certain measure of distance, being equivalent in England and the United States to 320 poles or rods, or 5,280 feet
- mile
- Linear measurement equaling 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609 kilometers, or 8 furlongs Note, a nautical mile is equal to 6,080 feet
- mile
- emphasis If you say that something or someone sticks out a mile or stands out a mile, you are emphasizing that they are very obvious and easy to recognize. `How do you know he's Irish?' --- `Sticks out a mile.'. Any of various units of distance, including the statute mile of 5,280 ft (1.61 km). It originated from the Roman mille passus, or "thousand paces," which measured 5,000 Roman ft (4,840 English ft [1,475 km]). A nautical mile is the length on the Earth's surface of one minute of arc or, by international definition, 1,852 m (6,076.12 ft [1.1508 statute mi]); it remains in universal use in both marine and air transportation. A knot is one nautical mile per hour. See also International System of Units; metric system. Three Mile Island Coverdale Miles Davis Miles Dewey
- mile
- Acronym for MIxed Layer Experiment See Levine et al (1983) and Halpern et al (1981)
- mile
- a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 1828 8 meters (6000 feet)
- mile
- an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
- mile
- If you say that someone is miles away, you mean that they are unaware of what is happening around them because they are thinking about something else. What were you thinking about? You were miles away
- mile
- a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853 18 meters (6,082 feet)
- mile
- Miles is used, especially in the expression miles away, to refer to a long distance. If you enrol at a gym that's miles away, you won't be visiting it as often as you should I was miles and miles from anywhere
- mile
- If you say that someone would run a mile when faced with a particular situation, you mean that they would be very frightened or unwilling to deal with it. If anybody had told me when I first got married that I was going to have seven children, I would have run a mile
- mile
- A mile is a unit of distance equal to 1760 yards or approximately 1.6 kilometres. They drove 600 miles across the desert The hurricane is moving to the west at about 18 miles per hour She lives just half a mile away a 50-mile bike ride
- mile
- A unit of measure (length or distance) equal to 5,280 feet (8 furlongs) in the U.S.Customary/Imperial system of measurements. One mile is equal to 1.609344 km
- mile
- A unit of linear measure equal to 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, or 1 60934 kilometers To convert kilometers to miles, multiply the number of kilometers by a factor of 0 62137
- Roman mile
- an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards (1481 meters)
- Square Mile
- the City of London
- a miss is as good as a mile
- A failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come
- air mile
- A unit of distance for air transport; equal to a nautical mile
- available seat mile
- A measure of an airline flight's passenger carrying capacity. It is equal to the number of seats onboard an aircraft multiplied by the distance flown in miles. Seats that are not available for sale to revenue-paying passengers (e.g., seats reserved for crew rest, etc.) are excluded from this calculation
- available ton mile
- tons of carrying capacity multiplied by miles travelled
- cost per available seat mile
- The unit operating cost of a carrier, also known as unit cost. The cost, expressed in cents to operate each seat mile offered. Determined by dividing operating costs by ASM (available seat miles)
- country mile
- a long way, a great distance
- go the extra mile
- To make an extra effort; to do a particularly good job
It's a small shop, but they really go the extra mile to help their customers.
- in for an inch, in for a mile
- Given that one is partly involved in or committed to a project, action, position, etc., there is no reason to refrain from becoming fully involved or fully committed
I soon found the water lapping at my toes so I figured, “in for an inch, in for a mile” and continued on in after the oystercatcher.
- last mile
- The portion of the infrastructure that carries communication signals from the main system to the end users' home or business
The problem getting to all these remote customers is still the last mile, no matter how far they live from the switch.
- measured mile
- A length of one nautical mile, the limits of which have been accurately measured and are indicated by ranges ashore. It is used by ships to calibrate logs, revolution counters, etc. as well as to measure the ship's speed
- metric mile
- A distance in international athletics (particularly track), the 1500 meter race, being about a mile (~1609 meters)
- metric mile
- In high school track, 4 laps of the standard 400 meter track, 1600 meters
- nautical mile
- A unit of length corresponding approximately to one minute of arc of latitude along any meridian. By international agreement it is exactly 1,852 metres (approximately 6,076 feet)
- passenger mile
- A basic unit used by transport companies for calculating profit levels etc. It is calculated by dividing total distance travelled in a given period by the number of passengers
- run a mile
- To escape, flee or leave a situation or relationship, usually as a result of a shocking or sudden announcement or revelation
If I told him that I had kids, he'd run a mile.
- sea mile
- a nautical mile
- square mile
- A unit of area (abbreviation sq mi or sq. mi. or mi2) equal to the area of a square the sides of which are each one mile long
- statute mile
- A standard land mile of 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards or 1.609344 kilometers
- talk a mile a minute
- to speak quickly or excessively
They spent the whole visit talking a mile a minute and then went home and phoned each other!.
- ton mile
- A unit of measure expressed in number of short tons moved over a specific distance in milesUS FM 55-15 TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE DATA; 9 June 1886
- a mile a minute
- (deyim) Very fast. (*Typically: go ~; move ~; talk ~; travel ~.)
- go the extra mile
- (deyim) Work longer or harder than expected, give 110%
- talk a mile a minute
- (deyim) Speak quickly or excessively
- Royal Mile
- a line of old streets in Edinburgh which runs from the Castle to Holyrood Palace
- Square Mile
- The Square Mile is the part of London where many important financial institutions have their main offices. see also City. the Square Mile another name for the City of London (=the financial and banking centre of London) , used especially in news reports. It is called this because the area of the City is about one square mile
- The Mile High City
- {i} Denver, capital of Colorado (USA)
- Three Mile Island
- island in Pennsylvania (USA), site of a nuclear meltdown in 1979
- Three Mile Island
- An island in the Susquehanna River in southeast Pennsylvania southeast of Harrisburg. It was the site of a major nuclear accident on March 28, 1979, when a partial meltdown released radioactive material and forced the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents. Chernobyl. Nuclear power station near Harrisburg, Pa. , site of the most serious accident in the history of the U.S. nuclear power industry (March 28, 1979). Mechanical failures and human errors caused a partial meltdown of the nuclear core and the release of radioactive gases. Despite assurances that there had been little risk to people's health, the accident increased public fears about the safety of nuclear power and strengthened public opposition to its use, effectively stopping construction of nuclear reactors and further development of U.S. nuclear power plants
- air mile
- a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
- air mile
- A unit of distance in air travel, equal to one international nautical mile (6,076.115 feet)
- air mile
- unit of distance that measures about 6,076 feet
- car mile
- A mile traveled by a single car, taken as a unit of computation, as in computing the average travel of each car of a system during a given period
- country mile
- A very great distance
- data mile
- unit of distance
- geographic mile
- A nautical mile
- geographical mile
- distance equal to one minute of longitude on the equator
- give him an inch and he'll take a mile
- if you give him even a small amount he will want everything, if you allow him even a little freedom it will be impossible to control him
- go the extra mile
- take extra precaution, make an enormous effort, go out of one's way, bend over backwards (to see that something gets done)
- half mile
- a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile
- last mile
- The completion of a broadband network to the ultimate consumer
- last mile
- (broadcast usage) A phrase used to describe the final part of a transmission path to the ultimate user of the service Example: The fiber optic cable fed directly into a home or school
- last mile
- The stage of data transmission between an end-user, usually at home or work, and the telephone company Not literally one mile, the term refers to the problems associated with sending a signal at the poorly wired local level, usually only a couple miles or less Generally, transmissions at this stage are carried through traditional copper wires, which represent a significant problem for high-speed operators trying to widely offer their products to the consumer
- last mile
- The link between your home and nearest aggregation point of your communications network, like a telco central office or a cable-system head-end It's the service you have on this piece of the network that usually determines the speed of your Internet connection
- last mile
- The last connection from the central office to the customer's home or business over which data or voice flows
- last mile
- Not meant to be taken literally, this refers to the problems of communications that occur in that "last mile" - from the exchange to the house or final destination Often the last mile is old, limited bandwidth copper wire that cannot support the faster modems and computers
- last mile
- An imprecise term that typically means the link - usually twisted pair - between an end-user and the telephone company central office - local, long distance or Internet Generally provisioned with twisted-pair cable intended to support voice-grade analog service, the "last mile" is the source of much difficulty for high-speed data services
- last mile
- A term used to describe the telecommunications medium linking an end user (e g , a household or small business) to the public telecommunications system When narrow band media (such as a telephone modem and copper telephone lines) are used, the term is linked to a connotation of being a bottleneck in the overall system (See 134)
- last mile
- Refers to the local loop and is the difference between a local telephone company office and the service user; a distance of about 2-3 miles or 3-4 kilometers
- last mile
- Refers to the local loop and is the difference between a local telephone company office and the customer premises; a distance of about three miles or four kilometers
- last mile
- Any type of telecommunications technology where data (voice, video, etc) is traveled within relatively short distances to maintain to highest quality of bandwidth and throughput
- last mile
- the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place
- metric mile
- The 1,500-meter run in track and field
- nautical mile
- a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853 18 meters (6,082 feet)
- nautical mile
- A unit of distance used principally in navigation For practical navigation it is usually considered the length of 1 minute of any great circle of the earth, the meridian being the great circle most commonly used Also called sea mile
- nautical mile
- a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
- nautical mile
- sea mile, nautical measure of distance equal to 6076 feet
- nautical mile
- A unit of linear measure equal to 1 852 kilometers, or approximately 1 15 land miles Nautical miles are commonly used in sea and air navigation
- nautical mile
- The length of one minute of arc along any great circle on the earth's surface Since this actual distance varies slightly with latitude, a nautical mile by international agreement is defined as 1852 meters or 6076 feet (1 15 miles)
- nautical mile
- A nautical mile is based on the circumference of the Earth If you were to cut the Earth in half at the equator, you could pick up one of the halves and look at the equator as a circle You could divide that circle into 360 degrees You could then divide a degree into 60 minutes A minute of arc on the planet Earth is one nautical mile This unit of measurement is used by all nations for air and sea travel A nautical mile is equivalent to 1 1508 miles, 6,076 feet, or1,852 meters (From How Stuff Works)
- nautical mile
- On salt water, a nautical mile is a unit about 1/7th longer than the land or statute mile with which we are more familiar The international nautical mile is slightly more than 6076 feet, whereas the statute mile used on shore and fresh water bodies is 5280 feet Nautical miles are used to measure distance The unit used to measure speed is the knot, which equals on nautical mile per hour
- nautical mile
- A nautical mile is a unit of measurement used at sea. It is equal to 1852 metres. A unit of length used in sea and air navigation, based on the length of one minute of arc of a great circle, especially an international and U.S. unit equal to 1,852 meters (about 6,076 feet). Also called sea mile. a unit for measuring distance at sea, equal to about 1.15 miles or 1852 metres
- nautical mile
- The distance between each minute of latitude (about 1 85km) There are 60 nautical miles to one degree of latitude
- nautical mile
- The unit of geographical distance used on "salt-water" charts 1 nautical mile corresponds exactly to 1 minute of angular distance on the meridian (adjacent left and right side of a sea chart) This facilitates navigation as it avoids a complicated conversion from angle to distance 1 nautical mile equals 1 852 kilometers 60 minutes equal 1 degree
- nautical mile
- A measure used in navigation The unit is equal to 1852 m
- nautical mile
- a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853
- nautical mile
- Also known as GEOGRAPHICAL MILE, its length is 1852 meters (6076 115 feet), approximately 1 15 times as long as the statute mile of 5280 feet
- nautical mile
- A measure of distance used in air and sea transportation of approximately 1 1 miles
- nautical mile
- Unit of distance equal to one minute of latitude 1n mile = 1 852 km
- nautical mile
- A unit of length used in marine navigation that is equal to a minute of arc of a great circle on a sphere One international nautical mile is equivalent to 1,852 meters or 1 151 statue miles
- nautical mile
- A unit of distance (U S ) equal to exactly 1 852 kilometers or about 6076 1 feet A nautical mile is approximately equal to 1/60 of a degree or 1 minute of arc of a great circle of the Earth (i e , 1 minute of arc of latitude or of longitude at the equator)
- nautical mile
- A unit of distance used principally in navigation The international nautical mile is 1,852 meters long
- nautical mile
- The nautical mile is 6080 feet and is derived by dividing the distance from the North Pole to the Equator into 90° and then into 60' (minutes) for each degree Thus there are five thousand four hundred minutes from the North Pole to the Equator Each minute of latitude is equal to a nautical mile
- nautical mile
- Defined as 6076 ft, except when equipment specifications are based upon a 6080 ft nautical mile
- nautical mile
- Closely related to the geographical mile which is defined as the length of one minute of arc on the earth's equator By international agreement, the nautical mile is now defined as 1852 meters
- nautical mile
- Approximately 1 15 of a statute mile (6,080ft/1,870m)
- nautical mile
- According to Webster’s: any of various units of distance used for sea and air navigation; an international unit equal to 6076 115 feet (1852 meters); about 1/8 longer than the statute mile of 5280 feet
- nautical mile
- The nautical mile is closely related to the geographical mile which is defined as the length of one minute of arc on the earth's equator By international agreement, the nautical mile is now defined as 1852 meters
- nautical mile
- A unit of length used principally in navigation Originally equal to the length of one minute of arc of a meridian but as this varies slightly with latitude, it is now internationally agreed as equal to 1852m
- nautical mile
- It equals one minute of arc of a great circle or 1852 meters (6076 11549 feet) To convert to statute miles (5280 feet) multiply nautical miles by 1 15
- nautical mile
- a distance of 1 852 km or 6076 1 ft which is also approximately equal to 1/60 of a degree
- nautical mile
- 18 meters (6,082 feet)
- passenger mile
- A unit of measurement of the passenger transportation performed by a railroad during a given period, usually a year, the total of which consists of the sum of the miles traversed by all the passengers on the road in the period in question
- quarter mile
- a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile
- sea mile
- 8 meters (6000 feet)
- sea mile
- a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 1828
- sea mile
- a unit for measuring distance at sea that is slightly longer than a land mile, and equals 1853 metres = nautical mile
- sea mile
- A geographical mile
- sea mile
- unit of measurement used in boating
- square mile
- an area of 640 acres
- three-mile limit
- the limit of a nation's territorial waters
- ton mile
- A unit of measurement of the freight transportation performed by a railroad during a given period, usually a year, the total of which consists of the sum of the products obtained by multiplying the aggregate weight of each shipment in tons during the given period by the number of miles for which it is carried
- traffic mile
- Any unit of the total obtained by adding the passenger miles and ton miles in a railroad's transportation for a given period; a term and practice of restricted or erroneous usage