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Meaning of MILEAGE

Pronunciation:  'mIlij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  distance measured in miles
  2. [n]  a travel allowance at a given rate per mile traveled
  3. [n]  the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned
 

MILEAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: fuel consumption, milage, miles per gallon
 
 See Also: distance, ratio, travel allowance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mile"age\ (?; 48), n.
1. An allowance for traveling expenses at a certain rate per
   mile.

2. Aggregate length or distance in miles; esp., the sum of
   lengths of tracks or wires of a railroad company,
   telegraph company, etc. [Written also {milage}.]

{Constructive mileage}, a mileage allowed for journeys
   supposed to be made, but not actually made. --Bartlett.

 
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