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But any good suit has an inch or two of wiggle room; in golf, being off by a millimeter can mean the difference between winning a skin off your buddies or trudging back to the clubhouse in defeat.
The creations go from just millimeters tall to over 80 feet long.
There are limits to how well an MRI or, in earlier studies, x-rays could image bubbles that, on average, have a radius of just 200 micrometers—or 200 one-thousandths of a millimeter.
The result, with its millimeter-range focus on major YY personalities, deservedly won this week's South by Southwest jury prize for best documentary.
Orb conducted the tests with the State University of New York for plastic particles in the .10 millimeter size range — or particles about the size of a hair.
Both are single-person sports, but skeleton has one key difference: Riders race headfirst, with both face and feet lifted just millimeters off the track.
Higher up, at an altitude of 2,500 meters on the Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard, more than 850 millimeters (33 inches) of precipitation fell in January, more than three times the normal level, according to MeteoSwiss.
The study found that after the recession, people younger than 65 who were taking blood pressure medication had higher readings for systolic blood pressure (the top number) of nearly 13 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg), on average.
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Origin and Etymology of millimeter
First Known Use: 1797See Words from the same year
MILLIMETER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of millimeter for English Language Learners
: a length equal to 1/1000 meter
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