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millimeter

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noun mil·li·me·ter \ˈmi-lə-ˌmē-tər\

Simple Definition of millimeter

  • : a length equal to 1/1000 meter

Full Definition of millimeter

Origin of millimeter

French millimètre, from milli- + mètre meter


First Known Use: 1797


Medical Dictionary

millimeter

noun mil·li·me·ter

Medical Definition of millimeter

  1. :  one thousandth of a meter—abbreviation millimeter



Variants of millimeter

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


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