Mils



[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 radius or distance.
4.
(used formerly in pharmaceutical prescriptions) a milliliter.
5.
a former bronze coin of the mandate of Palestine, the 1/1000 part of a pound.
[mil] /mɪl/
noun
1.
Slang. a million.
/mɪl/
noun
1.
a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch
2.
an obsolete pharmaceutical unit of volume equal to one millilitre
3.
a unit of angular measure, used in gunnery, equal to one sixty-four-hundredth of a circumference
abbreviation
1.
a US military department
n.

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.
mil
(mĭl)
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.
million
1.
military
2.
Milwaukee Brewers
3.
mother-in-law

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