from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. U.S. military organization (in Internet addresses)
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- abbr. An Internet TLD indicating that a website is used by a military institution.
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Other quake news: The U.S. military blocked popular sites like Amazon and YouTube from the .mil computer network to reserve bandwidth for use in quake recovery efforts, and Google is digitizing lists of Japan shelter dwellers.