Definitions for kilometres per hour
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kilometers per hour, kilometres per hour, kph, km/h(noun)
the ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
Kilometres per hour
The kilometre per hour is a unit of speed, expressing the number of kilometres travelled in one hour. The unit symbol is km/h or km·h−1. Worldwide, the km/h is the most commonly used speed unit on road signs and car speedometers. Along with the kilowatt hour, km/h is the most commonly used metric unit based on the hour. Although the "hour" is not an SI unit, it is accepted for use with the International System of Units by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures. In Australian, South African and North American slang and military usage, km/h is commonly pronounced, and sometimes even written, as klicks or kays, although these may also be used to refer to kilometres.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Earth travels in the space at the speed of 108,000 kilometres per hour. When you walk calmly in a forest, you must know that you are in fact flying in the space at that crazy speed!
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