mil - was Shade cloth percentage
- Subject: mil - was Shade cloth percentage
- From: Iza & Carol Goroff <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 14:40:03 -0500 (CDT)
A mil is 1/1000 of an inch according to the American Heritage Dictionary.
Whitewater Wisconsin USA zone 4b
"Cooper, Susan L." wrote:
> That is what I thought intuitively. I got my definition from the web (just
> goes to show you everything you read isn't correct). But if mil is
> millimeter, wouldn't 7 or 8 mil be really thick plastic??? (Just looking at
> my ruler)
> A 'mil' would be a millimeter , one thousandth of a meter . A 'thou' is a
> thousandth of an inch , a big difference .
> Michael Pascall,
> WHYANBEEL ARBORETUM,F.N.Q,AUSTRALIA