kine

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See also: Kine, kiné, kině, kiñe, and kine-

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaɪn/
  • Rhymes: -aɪn
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Etymology 1[edit]

ky +‎ -en, a double plural.

Noun[edit]

kine

  1. (archaic or dialectal) plural of cow
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kine (plural kines)

  1. (physics) The unit velocity in the CGS system, equal to one centimeter per second.
    • 1890, E/MJ, Engineering and Mining Journal (volumes 49-50, page 169)
      It may be well to note that a mile per hour is equal to 44.7 kines, and that accordingly a sharp walking pace may attain 200 kines []

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