Meaning of MIL in English



Pronunciation: ' mil

Function: noun

Etymology: Latin mille thousand

Date: 1721

1 : THOUSAND <found a salinity of 38.4 per mil >

2 : a monetary unit formerly used in Cyprus equal to 1/1000 pound

3 : a unit of length equal to 1/1000 inch used especially in measuring thickness (as of plastic films)

4 : a unit of angular measurement equal to 1/6400 of 360 degrees and used especially in artillery

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.