milligal

noun

mil·​li·​gal ˈmi-lə-ˌgal How to pronounce milligal (audio)
: a unit of acceleration equivalent to ¹/₁₀₀₀ gal

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of milligal was in 1914

Dictionary Entries Near milligal

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“Milligal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milligal. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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