a unit of length equal to 0.001 of an inch (0.0254 mm), used in measuring the diameter of wires.
a military unit of angular measurement equal to the angle subtended by 1/6400 of a circumference.
(less accurately) the angle subtended by an arc equal to 1/1000 (0.001) of the radius or distance.
(used formerly in pharmaceutical prescriptions) a milliliter.
a former bronze coin of the mandate of Palestine, the 1/1000 part of a pound.
Slang. a million.
a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch
an obsolete pharmaceutical unit of volume equal to one millilitre
a unit of angular measure, used in gunnery, equal to one sixty-four-hundredth of a circumference
a US military department
1721, in per mil “per thousand,” from Latin mille “thousand” (see million); cf. percent. As a unit of length for diameter of wire, it is attested from 1891; as a unit of angular measure it is first recorded 1907.
A unit of length in the US Customary System equal to 1/1000 of an inch (0.03 millimeter), used chiefly to measure the diameter of wires.
[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 […]
[mil-ter] /ˈmɪl tər/ noun 1. a male fish in breeding time. /ˈmɪltə/ noun 1. a male fish that is mature and ready to breed
[mil-tahy-uh-deez] /mɪlˈtaɪ əˌdiz/ noun 1. c540–488? b.c, Athenian general. 2. . /mɪlˈtaɪəˌdiːz/ noun 1. ?540–?489 bc, Athenian general, who defeated the Persians at Marathon (490)