mil mil  /ˈmɪl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a Cypriot monetary unit equal to one thousandth of a pound
  2. (n) a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
  3. (n) a unit of length equal to one thousandth of an inch; used to specify thickness (e.g., of sheets or wire)
  4. (n) a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
  5. (n) an angular unit used in artillery; equal to 1/6400 of a complete revolution

Usage(s):

  1. We may surpass $450 mil based on how it performs internationally.
  2. Yet in a country of 53 mil lion, where many village marketplaces have their sellers of curative herbs, peyote buttons or dried hummingbirds, the sorcerer's world is still tenacious.
  3. In fact, right now, most are busy filling out their just arrived SIPC claim-recovery forms in hopes of getting back half a mil.

News

  1. Jay-Z's "Magna Carta" 1 Mil Sales Don't Give Him Platinum Status, SoundScan Rep Speaks

    Rap mogul Jay-Z may have already sold a million copies of his upcoming Magna Carta Holy Grain album to tech giant Samsung, however, a Nielsen SoundScan representative claims they cannot all be tallied up. [Visit SOHH.com for more information]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: SOHH.com

  2. Trussville considering possibility of 7 mil property tax increase for 2 new schools

    TRUSSVILLE, Alabama -- Trussville officials are considering the possibility of asking residents to approve a 7 mil property tax increase to fund construction of two new elementary schools.The idea was discussed Monday night at a joint work session of the...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Birmingham News

  3. New Name, Same Aim for Marvin Test Solutions

    As Member of The Marvin Group With Longstanding History in Aerospace, Company Renews Focus in Mil/Aero, Manufacturing Test IRVINE, Calif. - Geotest - Marvin Test Systems, a leading provider of innovative test solutions for aerospace and manufacturing, today announced it has changed its name to Marvin Test Solutions. The simplified name strengthens the company's association to The Marvin Group ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "This film is akin to an overgrown daughter who is finally getting married. Ek baap ke dil ko isse zyaada khushi kya mil sakti hai", jokes Boney Kapoor who is now keeping his fingers crossed to see how Milenge Milenge eventually fares amongst...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Boney Kapoor Source: Oneindia

  2. Timbaland raps: "I get a half a mil for my beats/You get a couple grand. Never gonna see the day that I ain't got the upper hand. I'm respected from Californ-ia way down to Japan. I'm a real producer and you just a piano man."
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Timbaland Source: Eurweb.com

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