milliliter

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noun mil·li·li·ter \ˈmi-lə-ˌlē-tər\

Definition of milliliter

  1. :  a unit of capacity equal to 11000 liter — see metric system table

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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

milliliter

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Definition of milliliter for English Language Learners

  • : a measure of capacity equal to 1/1000 liter


MILLILITER Defined for Kids

milliliter

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noun mil·li·li·ter \ˈmi-lə-ˌlē-tər\

Definition of milliliter for Students

  1. :  a unit of capacity equal to 1/1000 liter


Medical Dictionary

milliliter

noun mil·li·li·ter
variants: or chiefly British

millilitre

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Medical Definition of milliliter

  1. :  one thousandth of a liter—abbreviation milliliter



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