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MIL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mil mean? 

MIL (noun)
  The noun MIL has 4 senses:

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
4. an angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution

  Familiarity information: MIL used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


MIL (noun)


Sense 1mil [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("mil" is a kind of...):

linear unit (a unit of measurement of length)

Holonyms ("mil" is a part of...):

in; inch (a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot)


Sense 2mil [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("mil" is a kind of...):

Cypriot monetary unit (monetary unit in Cyprus)

Holonyms ("mil" is a part of...):

Cypriot pound; pound (the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents)


Sense 3mil [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

ml; millilitre; milliliter; cubic centimetre; cubic centimeter; cc; mil

Hypernyms ("mil" is a kind of...):

metric capacity unit (a capacity unit defined in metric terms)

Meronyms (parts of "mil"):

cubic millimeter; cubic millimetre (a metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge)

Holonyms ("mil" is a part of...):

centiliter; centilitre; cl (a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter)


Sense 4mil [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("mil" is a kind of...):

angular unit (a unit of measurement for angles)


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