Definition:Imperial/Length/Mil
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Definition
The inch is an imperial unit of length.
\(\displaystyle \) | \(\) | \(\displaystyle 1\) | mil | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(=\) | \(\displaystyle \dfrac 1 {1000}\) | inch | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(=\) | \(\displaystyle 25 \cdotp 4\) | microns | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(=\) | \(\displaystyle 0 \cdotp 0254\) | millimetres | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(=\) | \(\displaystyle 2 \cdotp 54 \times 10^{-5}\) | metres |
Also known as
A mil is also known as a thou (as in thousandth of an inch).
Sources
- 2008: David Nelson: The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry: mil
- 2008: David Nelson: The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry: thou