Examples of milepost in a Sentence
We've reached a new milepost in the field of genetic research.
a milepost in the development of a global economy
Recent Examples of milepost from the Web
LA 397 at milepost 9 is closed due to water across the roadway.
But with Thursday's formal announcement, the next milepost is a prototype design for each of the employee groups.
Eric Erstrom was pronounced dead on the scene near milepost 10.5 at about 3:30 p.m., according to an Illinois State Police press release.
Florida Highway Patrol received a call that the driver of a Dodge Journey was traveling westbound recklessly on Interstate 4 in Polk County near milepost 38.
Flaggers have been moderating traffic near milepost 48 since then.
The crash occurred at 10:55 a.m. on westbound I-84 when Samuel Taylor, 24, of Homedale, was driving a Dodge Neon, near milepost 244.7.
His actions then represented a key milepost on the Texas Republican’s path to becoming a powerful House committee chairman and a pivotal player in the GOP effort to reduce financial regulation in the Trump era.
The State Police said northbound traffic was backed up for miles beginning at milepost 280, which is less than a mile and a half north of the Aurora exit at Ehlen Road Northeast.
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First Known Use of milepost
Synonymsclimacteric, climax, corner, landmark, turning point, milestone, watershed
Related Wordsbreak, capper, clincher, crusher, highlight, topper; conversion, metamorphosis, transfiguration, transformation, turnabout, turnaround; boiling point, breaking point, clutch, conjuncture, crisis, crossroad (s), crunch, crunch time, Dunkirk, emergency, exigency, extremity, flash point, head, juncture, zero hour
MILEPOST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of milepost for English Language Learners
: a post by the side of a road that shows the distance in miles to a specified place
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