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

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  1. miles per gallon.
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abbreviation for
  1. miles per gallon
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abbreviation for (in Britain)
  1. 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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