noun. the rate at which words are produced (as in speaking or typing).
Example sentences of the word wpm
1. Noun, singular or mass
Then you multiply your answer by 60 to get your final wpm count.
2. Noun, plural
Experienced stenographers would be able to perform shorthand at a rate of 80 to 120 wpm and they would need a typing speed of 55 to 60 wpm.