abbreviation

- The definition of MIL is short for mother-in-law.
An example of a MIL is your husband's mother.

## mil

noun

- a unit of length, equal to one thousandth (0.001) of an inch (0.0254 millimeter), used in measuring the diameter of wire, the thickness of coatings or films, etc.
- a milliliter, or cubic centimeter
- a unit of currency in Cyprus, equal to 1/1000 pound
- Mil. a unit of angle measurement for artillery fire, missile launching, etc., equal to the angle forming an arc that is 1/6400 of the circumference of a circle

Origin of mil

Classical Latin*mille,*thousand

noun

Slang million

- mileage
- military
- militia

## mil

noun

- A unit of length equal to one thousandth (10
^{−3}) of an inch (0.0254 millimeter), used, for example, to specify the diameter of wire or the thickness of materials sold in sheets. - A milliliter; one cubic centimeter.
- A unit of angular measurement used in artillery and equal to
^{1}/_{6400}of a complete revolution.

Origin of mil

Short for Latin*mīllēsimus*,

*thousandth*, from

*mīlle*,

*thousand*; see

*gheslo-*in Indo-European roots.

noun

*Slang*A million dollars.

abbreviation

- military
- militia

## mil

Noun

(*plural* mils)

- 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. - A unit of measurement equal to
^{1}⁄_{1000}of an inch, usually used for thin objects, such as sheets of plastic. - a former subdivision (1/1000) of the Maltese lira
- (informal) Abbreviation of
*million*.

Anagrams

- ILM
- MLI

## mil - Computer Definition

Pronounced *dot mill*. The Internet generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) reserved exclusively for the United States military. This is an unsponsored domain. See also gTLD, Internet, and unsponsored domain.

An Internet address domain name for a military agency. See Internet address.

## mil - Investment & Finance Definition

A tenth of a cent ($0.001). Typically a mil is a unit of measurement used by cities to assess taxes on property, such as real estate or cars. The mil is multiplied by an asset’s assessed valuation to arrive at the amount of tax that must be paid.