a device that records the number of miles that a bicycle or motor vehicle has travelled Usual US and Canadian name odometer
[mahyl-pohst] /ˈmaɪlˌpoʊst/ noun 1. any of a series of set up to mark distance by , as along a highway, or an individual showing the distance to or from a place. 2. a notable point or significant event in the progress or development of something; milestone. /ˈmaɪlˌpəʊst/ noun 1. (horse racing) a marking post on […]
[mahy-ler] /ˈmaɪ lər/ noun 1. a participant in a one-mile race. 2. an athlete who specializes in one-mile races. 3. a racehorse that can compete well in a one-mile race. /ˈmaɪlə/ noun 1. an athlete, horse, etc, that runs or specializes in races of one mile
[mahylz] /maɪlz/ noun 1. Nelson Appleton, 1839–1925, U.S. army officer. 2. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “merciful.”. [mahyl] /maɪl/ noun 1. Also called statute mile. a unit of distance on land in English-speaking countries equal to 5280 feet, or 1760 yards (1.609 kilometers). 2. . 3. . 4. any of various […]
- Miles and miles
A considerable distance; also, a large interval, by far. For example, We drove for miles and miles before we saw a gas station, or She was miles and miles a better pianist than her brother: This usage was first recorded in 1889.