an/per hour

idiom

used in measurements that describe the speed of something
The speed limit is 65 miles per hour.
a ball thrown at 88 miles an hour

Examples of an/per hour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But at the outdoor sports area, both bocce ball and cornhole lanes and sand courts for volleyball and beach tennis are available to rent by the hour for $30 an hour, with leagues for each sport to come a bit later. Kylie Martin, Detroit Free Press, 11 Apr. 2024 The shower typically takes place from late April to mid-May and is known for producing swift, bright meteors, with speeds reaching up to 66 kilometers per second, about 147,600 miles per hour. The Arizona Republic, 11 Apr. 2024 In this hub-and-spoke model, the drones are launched from a handful of blood banks in major cities, zooming through the skies at 75 miles per hour. Simar Bajaj, NPR, 11 Apr. 2024 The average wage for early educators in Texas is $12 per hour. Lina Ruiz, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 10 Apr. 2024 Flash flooding could bring in 2 inches of rainfall per hour along the Gulf Coast, the National Weather Prediction Center tweeted Wednesday. Solcyré Burga, TIME, 10 Apr. 2024 Meteorologists warned that places within the bounds of this advisory would likely see a few tornadoes and widespread wind gusts up to 80 miles per hour. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 10 Apr. 2024 The following year and moving forward, the minimum wage in CMS will be $20 per hour. Rebecca Noel, Charlotte Observer, 10 Apr. 2024 In general, 10-20 Lyrid meteors can be seen per hour during their peak. USA TODAY, 10 Apr. 2024

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“An/per hour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/an%2Fper%20hour. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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