Associations to the word «Mil»


MIL, noun. An angular mil, a unit of angular measurement equal to 1⁄6400 of a complete circle. At 1000 metres one mil subtends about one metre (0.98 m). Also 1⁄6000 and 1⁄6300 are used in other countries.
MIL, noun. A unit of measurement equal to 1⁄1000 of an inch, usually used for thin objects, such as sheets of plastic.
MIL, noun. A former subdivision (1/1000) of the Maltese lira
MIL, noun. (informal) Abbreviation of million.
MIL, noun. (internet) (text messaging) mother-in-law

Dictionary definition

MIL, noun. A Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound.
MIL, noun. A Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km.
MIL, noun. A unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire).
MIL, noun. A metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter.
MIL, noun. An angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution.

Wise words

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