square mil


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square mil

A unit of area equal to a square having sides equal to 0.001 in.; sometimes used to express the cross-sectional area of an electric conductor.
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The survey area is a 431 square mil surface until the MARN limnimetric station at Ejido, which is the ending dot chosen for this survey.
If we assume a reference temperature of 20[degrees]C, a fusing temperature of 1083[degrees]C, and convert this to square mils, the result is:
1 Portland General Electric 3,150 square miles in the
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16 Northern Wasco County PUD 90 square miles in northern
18 City of Forest Grove Light and 19 square miles in the
It has cross-sectional area (in square mils) along the horizontal axis and current along the vertical axis.