milliradian
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1946 one thousandth of a radian

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  • milliradian — (mrad)    a unit of angle measure equal to 0.001 radian. The milliradian equals about 0.057 296°, 3.437 75 arcminutes, or 3 26.265 . In Britain this unit is often called the angular mil …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • milliradian — /mil euh ray dee euhn/, n. one thousandth of a radian. [1950 55; MILLI + RADIAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • milliradian — noun A unit of plane angular measure equal to one thousandth of a radian …   Wiktionary

  • milliradian — mil·li·radian …   English syllables

  • milliradian — mil•li•ra•di•an [[t]ˈmɪl əˌreɪ di ən[/t]] n. wam 1/1000 of a radian • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • milliradian — noun a unit of angular distance equal to one thousandth of a radian • Hypernyms: ↑angular unit • Part Holonyms: ↑radian, ↑rad • Part Meronyms: ↑microradian * * * ¦milə̇ˌ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • MR — milliradian; mobile reserve …   Military dictionary

  • Craig Harrison (sniper) — Craig Harrison Born 1975 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Allegiance Uni …   Wikipedia

  • Angular mil — An angular mil, also mil, is a unit of angle. All versions of the angular mil are approximately the same size as a trigonometric milliradian. Contents 1 History 2 Mathematical principle 3 Use …   Wikipedia

  • Radian — For other uses, see Radian (disambiguation). mrad redirects here. For millirads, see Rad (unit). An angle of 1 rad …   Wikipedia

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