Definitions for words per minute

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word words per minute

Princeton's WordNet

  1. words per minute, wpm(noun)

    the rate at which words are produced (as in speaking or typing)


  1. Words per minute

    Words per minute, commonly abbreviated wpm, is a measure of input or output speed. For the purpose of typing measurement a word is standardized to five characters or keystrokes, including spaces and punctuation. For example, "I run" counts as one word, and "rhinoceros" and "let's talk" both count as two.


Find a translation for the words per minute definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these words per minute definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"words per minute." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Jan. 2015. < per minute>.

Are we missing a good definition for words per minute?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for words per minute: