or m.p.g., M.P.G., MPG


miles per gallon. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mpg

Contemporary Examples of mpg

  • With city fuel economy of 34 mpg, the Ford Escape remains the most fuel-efficient SUV available today.

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    What They're Driving

    Bradley Berman

    December 3, 2008

British Dictionary definitions for mpg


abbreviation for

miles per gallon


abbreviation for (in Britain)

main professional grade: the basic salary scale for classroom teachers
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Word Origin and History for mpg

originally m.p.g., abbreviation of miles per gallon, attested from 1912.

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