• WordNet 3.6
    • n mil an angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution
    • n mil a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
    • n mil a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)
    • n mil a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
    • n mil a Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mil An abbreviation of military.
    • n mil A unit of length used in measuring the diameter of wires, equal to 0.001 of an inch.
    • n mil A copper coin of Hongkong, the thousandth part of a dollar, corresponding to a Chinese ‘cash.’
    • mil A simplified spelling of mill.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mil mil a unit of length in measuring the diameter of wire.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. mille, a thousand.


In literature:

Mil., was evidently inclining to more ascetic opinions, and Origen was of the same class.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1" by Edward Gibbon
Honestly, Mil, she was absolutely unbearable this evening.
"From Place to Place" by Irvin S. Cobb
Whah at's de mil'tary bearin' you got in France?
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
The farthing ratio with anything in this is to the mil as 25 to 24.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
None of Gov-Pol, Gov-Mil or Gov-Econ labs found out about it; much less Pol-Anx or Government itself.
"Zero Data" by Charles Saphro
Hyer's yo' Wa-ter-mil-lion fresh f'om de vi-ne!
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
He am kind and smart, too, and am choosed from nineteen other boys to go to England and study at de mil'tary 'cademy.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Mil Leittreach Dallain, cenn duine fair, denam builc gobann olchena .i.
"The Triads of Ireland" by Kuno Meyer
This is noting besser than an 'Eil wagen' mil passengers!
"The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
Marquiere par le Sr. Boisclerc, a mil sept cent trente neuf.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various

In poetry:

"The proud sheriff," then said she.
"Forsooth as I thee say;
He is not yet three mil-es
Pass-ed on your way."
"Robin Hood" by Henry Morley
No, sure, a miël shoulden stratch
Between woone's geärden an' woone's hatch.
A man would like his house to stand
Bezide his little bit o' land.
"Eclogue:--John An' Thomas" by William Barnes
Oh, hit 's moughty mil' an' soothin',
An' hit don' go to yo' haid;
Dat 's de reason I 's a-backin'
Up de othah wo'ds I said,
"Des 'lasses an' watah, 'lasses an' watah."
"A Preference" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
The farmer man I seldom saw;
I pierced my eggs and sucked them raw;
Sweet mil refreshed my ravaged maw.
So slowly days and weeks went by,
And always I would wonder why
I did not die. . . I did not die.
"My Cancer Cure" by Robert W Service
I has a stock o' patience, but I here an' now declare
The cheek o' certin younger tugs is more 'n I can bear.
" Ahoy !" they says as they goes by, “ old Dot-an'-Carry-One!” . . .
Says I, "I towed ten mil-li-ons afore ye towed a ton .'"
"Song Of A Tug" by John Joy Bell

In news:

Rochelle's Nippon Sharyo train car plant lands $352 mil contract.
'The Devil Inside' Opens to Record Breaking $34.5 Mil.
Actioner earns $9.7 mil to best other new releases.
Employers of every size and industry are eligible ESGR will accept nominations at through Jan 21, 2013.
CG recovers $22 mil worth of cocaine.
I hear he picked up an extra 3 mil for the 18 hours he was in town.
Team Value 1 $207 mil.
The Ottawa Senators are owned by Eugene Melnyk, who bought them in 2003 for $92 mil.
Salary $0.94 mil $1.03 mil.
Bonus $1.00 mil $1.17 mil.
Managment & General: $9 mil.
Made of clear 2-mil polyethelene.
Once occupied by renowned designer Calvin Klein, this property is going out for a cool $35 mil.
11/12 loss vs MIL 96 - 105.
Salary $1.68 mil $1.28 mil.

In science:

Rieffel, Critical Points of Yang-Mil ls for Noncommutative Two-Tori, J.
Gauge theories on noncommutative spaces
Witten, Electric-magenectic duality, monopole condensation, and confinement in N = 2 supersymmetric Yang-Mil ls theory, Nucl.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
Park, N=2 topological Yang-Mil ls theory on compact K¨ahler surfaces, Comm.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
Witten, Supersymmetric Yang-Mil ls theory on a four-manifold, J.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
Park, N=2 topological Yang-Mil ls theories and Donaldson’s polynomials, J.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds