statute mile


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statute mile

[′stach·üt ′mīl]
(mechanics)

statute mile

statute mile
A measure of land distance whose length is deter mined by law and is equal to 5280 ft, or 1.69 km.
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The SRR measures the overall effect that a particular type of speed enforcement presence has on speeding behaviors one statute mile after the stimulus is encountered.
Orbit: 115 to 400 statute miles, Velocity: 17,321 mph
The average length of a Pinnacle Airlines flight last month was 412 statute miles compared to 428 statute miles in November 2009.
It can carry eight passengers at a cruising speed of 500 miles per hour over a range of 2,100 statute miles.
Doolittle and his men would have to travel more than 800 statute miles before reaching their targets.
The Comet flew from Hatfield to Ciampimo (Rome), 891 statute miles, in 1hr 59 mins - 32 mins better than a Hawker Fury piston engined aircraft last May.
The Gulfstream IVSP - the performance and flexibility leader in its class - is the world's premier large cabin, twin-engine business jet with a range of 4,850 statute miles and has a 13-passenger configuration perfectly suited for non-stop intercontinental travels.
Martha's Vineyard (KVMY), for example, was reporting clear skies and between seven and 11 statute miles of visibility.
Location of the blocks are at least 125 statute miles offshore in water depths ranging from 2,657ft to 10,213ft.
The average length of a flight is 895 statute miles in November 2011, compared to 904 statute miles in November 2010.
The average length of a Pinnacle flight was 450 statute miles, the same as in February 2008.