millidegree

noun
mil·​li·​de·​gree | \ ˌmi-lə-di-ˈgrē How to pronounce millidegree (audio) \

Definition of millidegree

: one thousandth of a degree

Examples of millidegree in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dilution refrigerator at Lancaster University can reach 1.6 millidegrees above absolute zero, or minus 459.67 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 273.15 Celsius). Allen Kim, CNN, "This is the world's coolest Lego set ... literally," 26 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of millidegree

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Millidegree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/millidegree. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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