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milage

[mahy-lij] /ˈmaɪ lɪdʒ/
noun
1.

mileage

[mahy-lij] /ˈmaɪ lɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the aggregate number of miles traveled over in a given time.
2.
length, extent, or distance in miles.
3.
the number of miles or the average distance that a vehicle can travel on a specified quantity of fuel:
the car gets good mileage.
4.
wear, use, advantage, or profit:
She won't get much more mileage out of this old coat.
5.
an allowance for traveling expenses at a fixed rate per mile:
His mileage came to $90.
6.
a fixed charge per mile, as for railroad transportation.
Origin of mileage
1745-1755
1745-55, Americanism; mile + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for milage

milage

/ˈmaɪlɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of mileage

mileage

/ˈmaɪlɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a distance expressed in miles
2.
the total number of miles that a motor vehicle has travelled
3.
allowance for travelling expenses, esp as a fixed rate per mile
4.
the number of miles a motor vehicle will travel on one gallon of fuel
5.
(informal) use, benefit, or service provided by something: this scheme has a lot of mileage left
6.
(informal) grounds, substance, or weight: some mileage in the objectors' arguments
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Word Origin and History for milage

mileage

n.

1754, "fixed rate per mile," from mile + -age. Meaning "a total number of miles" is from 1861.

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Slang definitions & phrases for milage

mileage

noun

Profit; productive potential: Do they think there's any mileage in my idea? (1945+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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