[mil-reys; Portuguese meel-reys] /ˈmɪlˌreɪs; Portuguese milˈreɪs/
noun, plural milreis.
a silver coin and former monetary unit of Brazil, equal to 1000 reis, discontinued in 1942.
a gold coin and former monetary unit of Portugal, equal to 1000 reis, discontinued in 1910.
/ˈmɪlˌreɪs; Portuguese milˈrɛiʃ/
noun (pl) -reis
a former monetary unit of Portugal and Brazil, divided into 1000 reis
military strategic and tactical relay satellite
[mil] /mɪl/ noun 1. a unit of length equal to 0.001 of an inch (0.0254 mm), used in measuring the diameter of wires. 2. a military unit of angular measurement equal to the angle subtended by 1/6400 of a circumference. 3. (less accurately) the angle subtended by an arc equal to 1/1000 (0.001) of the […]
[mil-steen for 1; mil-stahyn for 2] /ˈmɪl stin for 1; ˈmɪl staɪn for 2/ noun 1. Cesar, 1927–2002, Argentinian immunologist: Nobel prize 1984. 2. Nathan Mironovich, 1904–92, U.S. violinist, born in Russia. /ˈmɪlstaɪn/ noun 1. Nathan. 1904–92, US violinist, born in Ukraine Milstein Mil·stein (mĭl’stēn’), Cesar. Born 1927. Argentinian-born British immunologist. He shared a 1984 […]
[milt] /mɪlt/ noun 1. the sperm-containing secretion of the testes of fishes. 2. the testes and sperm ducts when filled with this secretion. 3. 2 . /mɪlt/ noun 1. the testis of a fish 2. the spermatozoa and seminal fluid produced by a fish 3. (rare) the spleen of certain animals, esp fowls and pigs […]