circular mil

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circular mil

[′sər·kyə·lər ′mil]
(mechanics)
A unit equal to the area of a circle whose diameter is 1 mil (0.001 inch); used chiefly in specifying cross-sectional areas of round conductors. Abbreviated cir mil.
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