millimeter

noun mil·li·me·ter \ ˈmi-lə-ˌmē-tər \
variants: or British millimetre
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of millimeter

: a unit of length equal to ¹/₁₀₀₀ meter — see Metric System Table

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Origin and Etymology of millimeter

French millimètre, from milli- + mètre meter


MILLIMETER Defined for English Language Learners

millimeter

noun

Definition of millimeter for English Language Learners

  • : a length equal to 1/1000 meter


MILLIMETER Defined for Kids

millimeter

noun mil·li·me·ter \ ˈmi-lə-ˌmē-tər \

Definition of millimeter for Students

: a unit of length equal to 1/1000 meter

Medical Dictionary

millimeter

noun mil·li·me·ter
variants: or chiefly British millimetre play \ˈmil-ə-ˌmēt-ər\

medical Definition of millimeter

: one thousandth of a meter abbreviation mm


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