Translation of mil in Spanish:

mil

milímetro, n.

Pronunciation /mɪl//mɪl/

noun

informal

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    (millimeter) milímetro masculine
    (milliliter) mililitro masculine
    • Both are sold in grades by thickness, measured in mils (one-thousandth of an inch).
    • Currently the American Concrete Institute's ‘Guide for Concrete Floor and Slab Construction’ recommends that the thickness of the vapor retarder be not less than 10 mils.
    • The average thickness of FPO in Europe is about 60 mils, and no product sold there is less than 48 mils.
    • It is graduated every mil and numbered every 5 mils.
    • With a typical pop/rock record, the groove will be 2.5 mils (thousands of an inch) wide, and will move from side to side a total of 2.5 mils.
    • Many have observed the benefit of using materials with a minimum thickness of 15 mils when ready-mix trucks or laser screeds drive directly on the vapor retarder.
    • PCI design guides recommend routing signal lines along a similar path with trace lengths matching to within 25 mils.
    • One coat of some paints will measure between 10 and 14 mils, says Rafie.
    • TPOs are available in white, light gray, and black with thicknesses of either 45 mils or 60 mils.
    • Another trend with EPDM has been to upgrade membrane thickness from 45 mils - the ASTM minimum - to 60 and 90 mils.
    • Some sheet metal, particularly that used in the manufacture of steel studs and other steel-framing members, may also be referred to by its thickness in mils.
    • Tape thickness is approximately 1.5 mils and tape path component tolerances are in the 0.0004-inch range.
    • This gave us 215 mils of waterproofing protection on all of the vertical walls.
    • Rousos adds that a buildup of 40 to 60 mils is very important.
    • Research has indicated that the optimum thickness for the total paint coat (primer and two top coats) is 4-5 mils or about the thickness of a sheet of newspaper.
    • Conventional spray and dip coatings go on in microns and mils.
    • The drops have to be small enough to hang in the air instead of immediately falling to the slab surface, which puts them in the range of about 5 mils or smaller.
    • Third, layout engineers also need to ensure trace lengths between lanes match to within 15 mils.