noun, plural millhouses
[mil-hou-ziz] /ˈmɪlˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
a building that houses milling machinery, especially of flour.
1. a combining form meaning “thousand” (millipede): in the metric system, used in the names of units equal to one thousandth of the given base unit (millimeter). prefix 1. denoting 10–3: millimetre, m word-forming element meaning “thousandth part of a metric unit,” from comb. form of Latin mille “thousand” (see million). milli- pref. One thousandth […]
[mil-ee-am-mee-ter] /ˌmɪl iˈæmˌmi tər/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring small electric currents, calibrated in .
[mil-ee-am-peer, -am-peer] /ˌmɪl iˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər/ noun, Electricity. 1. a unit of electric current equal to one thousandth of an . Abbreviation: mA. milliampere mil·li·am·pere (mĭl’ē-ām’pēr) n. Abbr. mA A unit of current that is equal to one thousandth (10-3) of an ampere.
[mil-yerd, -yahrd] /ˈmɪl yərd, -yɑrd/ noun, British. 1. one thousand millions; equivalent to U.S. billion. /ˈmɪlɪˌɑːd; ˈmɪljɑːd/ noun 1. (Brit) (no longer in technical use) a thousand million US and Canadian equivalent billion n. “one thousand million,” 1793, from French milliard (16c.), from million (see million) with change of suffix.