Definition of milliliter
: a unit of capacity equal to 1⁄1000 liter — see metric system table
Recent Examples of milliliter from the Web
USADA’s leaked reports says the anti-doping agency believes that several of Salazar’s athletes broke anti-doping rules regarding the infusions that may have been greater than 50 milliliters within a six-hour period.
Oxygen content (in milliliters per liter) at 100 meters depth at Station F 12 in the Bothnian Bay of the Baltic Sea 1900-1968.
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Origin and Etymology of milliliter
French millilitre, from milli- + litre liter
First Known Use: circa 1810
MILLILITER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of milliliter for English Language Learners
: a measure of capacity equal to 1/1000 liter
MILLILITER Defined for Kids
Definition of milliliter for Students
: a unit of capacity equal to 1/1000 liter
Medical Definition of milliliter
: one thousandth of a liter—abbreviation milliliter
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