Metre per seicont

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Metre per seicont (U.S. spellin: meter per seicont) is an SI derived unit o baith speed (scalar) an velocity (vector quantity which specifies baith magnitude an a specific direction), defined bi distance in metres dividit bi time in seiconts.

The SI unit seembols are m·s−1, m s−1, m/s, or m/s,[1] sometimes (unoffeecially) abbreviatit as "mps". Whaur metres per seicont are several orders o magnitude too slow tae be convenient, such as in astronomical measurements, velocities mey be given in kilometres per seicont, whaur 1 km/s is 1000 metres per seicont, sometimes unoffeecially abbreviatit as "kps".

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