from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation manuscript
  • abbreviation millisecond

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  • noun metrology Symbol for the millisecond, an SI unit of time equal to 10−3 seconds.
  • abbreviation manuscript


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  • I've never liked this as an honorific. Mrs - Missus, Miss - Miss, Mr - Mister, Mstr - Master. What could Ms possibly stand for, other than Miserable?

    November 30, 2007

  • Plural of the letter m.

    December 8, 2007

  • Contraction of Mistress.

    September 17, 2008

  • Surely this means manuscript (plural: mss.)!

    February 5, 2009