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mil

Noun

1 a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)
2 a Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound
3 a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter [syn: milliliter, millilitre, ml, cubic centimeter, cubic centimetre, cc]
4 an angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution

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English

Pronunciation

  • /mɪl/
  • Rhymes with: -ɪl
  • Homophone: mill

Noun

  1. 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.
  2. A unit of measurement equal to 1⁄1000 of an inch, usually used for thin objects, such as sheets of plastic.

Translations

angular mil
for abbreviation, see mil.

Esperanto

Etymology

mille.

Numeral

  1. thousand.

Estonian

Conjunction

mil (short form of millal)
  1. when
    Kord tuleb päev, mil tuleb minna.

Adverb

mil (short form of millel)
  1. what
    Tänaval oli auto, mil olid punased triibud.

Anagrams

Gamilaraay

Noun

  1. eye

Ido

Numeral

  1. thousand.

Kurdish

Old English

Etymology

West Germanic milja from milla, plural of the numeral mille.

Noun

  1. mile

Portuguese

Cardinal number

  1. A thousand.

Noun

  1. A thousand.

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

Irish and Old Irish mil, O.I. gen. mela, Welsh mêl, Cornish, Breton mil: meli; Latin mel; Greek μέλι; Gothic miliþ; Armenian me.

Noun

  1. honey

Related terms

Slovene

Adjective

  1. kind
  2. dear

Spanish

Etymology

mille.

Numeral

  1. thousand

Related terms

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. (After 1889) Unit of length, equal to 10,000 meter
  2. (Between 1699 and 1889) Unit of length, equal to 10,688.54 meter.

Synonyms

Tatar

Noun

  1. A unit of length: 1 mil = 7 çaqrım = 7.467 km (geographical mile) (archaic). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsolete_Tatar_units_of_measurement

Declension

Volapük

Numeral

  1. thousand

Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa

Noun

  1. eye

Welsh

Noun

  1. animal

Numeral

  1. thousand

Related terms

Wiradhuri

Alternative spellings

Noun

  1. eye

Extensive Definition

The term mil, Mil, or MIL can refer to a number of different things.
A mil can refer to a unit of:
A mil is an abbreviation or colloquial abbreviation for
MIL is an abbreviation or acronym for:
mil in Catalan: Mil (desambiguació)
mil in German: Mil
mil in Spanish: Mil (desambiguación)
mil in French: Mil
mil in Italian: MIL
mil in Dutch: Mil
mil in Japanese: MIL
mil in Polish: Mil
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