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 English term or phrase: mil Spanish translation: milipulgada Entered by:

 14:10 May 22, 2003
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
 English term or phrase: mil Mil is a thickness measurement. In my case, it is measuring the thickness of a layer of paint on highway center and shoulder lines. It is equal to approximately .001 inch
 milipulgada Explanation:1 milipulgada = 0,001 pulgada = 25,4001 micras = 0,254001 milímetros http://mng-unix1.marasconewton.com/peacecorps/Documents/R006... Cheers, JL--------------------------------------------------Note added at 2003-05-22 14:16:39 (GMT)--------------------------------------------------Mil -- A unit used in measuring diameter of a wire or thickness of insulation over a conductor. One-one thousandth of an inch (.001\"). MIL The unit used in measuring film thickness and the diameter of glass fiber strands, wire, etc. (one mil = .001\") MIL THICKNESS MILS - The unit used in measuring film thickness. One mil equals one thousandth of an inch. (1mil = .001).
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José Luis Villanueva-Senchuk
Argentina
Local time: 14:02
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Explanation:

http://mng-unix1.marasconewton.com/peacecorps/Documents/R006...

Cheers,

JL

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Note added at 2003-05-22 14:16:39 (GMT)
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Mil -- A unit used in measuring diameter of a wire or thickness of insulation over a conductor. One-one thousandth of an inch (.001\").

MIL
The unit used in measuring film thickness and the diameter of glass fiber strands, wire, etc. (one mil = .001\")

MIL THICKNESS
MILS - The unit used in measuring film thickness. One mil equals one thousandth of an inch. (1mil = .001).

 José Luis Villanueva-SenchukArgentinaLocal time: 14:02Native speaker of: Spanish, EnglishPRO pts in pair: 1284
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