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mildew a fungus that grows on plants and materials made from living things. Mildews often look like powder.
mile a unit of length equal to 5,280 feet or 1.609 kilometers. (abbreviated: mi.) [2 definitions]
mileage distance in miles. [2 definitions]
milestone a stone or mark that shows the distance in miles to a specific place. [2 definitions]
military having to do with war. [3 definitions]
militia a group of trained citizens who are not soldiers but can serve as members of the military in an emergency.
milk a white liquid produced by female mammals as food for their young. [5 definitions]
Milky Way the galaxy that contains the earth, the sun, and the solar system. It can be seen in the night sky as a long, cloudy group of stars.
mill1 a place where raw grains are crushed and ground to make flour. [5 definitions]
millennium a unit of time equal to one thousand years.
miller a person who owns or works in a mill.
milli- a prefix that means "one thousandth."
milligram a unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a gram. (abbreviated: mg)
millimeter a unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter or 0.03937 inch. (abbreviated: mm)
million the word for the number represented by the Arabic numeral 1,000,000. [5 definitions]
millionaire a person whose money and property amount to at least a million dollars.
millipede a small animal that has a narrow body like a worm, with a hard outer layer. The body of the millipede is divided into many segments, and most segments have two pairs of legs. The millipede is a kind of arthropod.
mime the art or practice of telling a story or acting out a dramatic or comical scene by means of hand and body movements rather than speaking; pantomime. [2 definitions]
mimeograph a machine that makes copies of written material using an ink printing process.
mimic to copy or imitate. [3 definitions]
min.1 an abbreviation for minute, or minutes.