Meter per second conversions

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meter per second (unit of speed), pl. meters per second, abbr. m/s

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About meter per second

The meter per second is the derived unit of speed in the International System of Units (SI).

The meter per second (m/s) is equal to 3.6 kilometers per hour (km/h), or about 2.236936 miles per hour (mph), or 3.28084 feet per second (ft/s), or 39.370079 inches per second (in/s) or 1.943844 knots (kn).

The speed is the distance traveled by an object during a period of time. Thus, meters per second (meters/second) show how many meters are traveled in one second. The meter is a unit of length in the metric system while the second is a unit of time.

Symbol: m/s

Plural: meters per second

Also known as: metre/second, metre per second (plural: metres per second, Int. spelling), meter/second (plural: meters/second, US spelling)

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