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millimeter

noun mil·li·me·ter \ˈmi-lə-ˌmē-tər\

: a length equal to 1/1000 meter

Full Definition of MILLIMETER

Origin of MILLIMETER

French millimètre, from milli- + mètre meter
First Known Use: 1797
MILLIMETERS Defined for Kids

millimeter

noun mil·li·me·ter \ˈmi-lə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of MILLIMETER for Kids

:  a unit of length equal to 1/1000 meter
Medical Dictionary

millimeter

noun mil·li·me·ter

Medical Definition of MILLIMETER

:  one thousandth of a meter—abbreviation millimeter

Variants of MILLIMETER

mil·li·me·ter or chiefly British mil·li·me·tre \ˈmil-ə-ˌmēt-ər\

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