Definition of Millieme
1. unit of value of Egypt and Sudan [n -S]
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Literary usage of Millieme
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1. The New Palestine: An Authoritative Account of Palestine Since the Great War by William Denison McCrackan (1922)
"Abdul kept his distance from the puppy and then gave us to understand in Arabic that he would not give a millieme for it, this being the smallest coin in ..."
2. A Textbook of Fire Assaying by Edward Everett Bugbee (1922)
"In assaying gold, silver and dore' bullion, a special set of weights, called gold-assay weights, are used. This is termed the " millieme " system; the unit, ..."
3. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1908)
"Describes the preparation of the assay piece and weighing of 1000 millieme (*/, grm.) by substitution. Each piece is wrapped in 2 gm. of lead foil with 35 ..."
4. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1908)
"Kach piece is wrapped in 2 gm. of lead foil with 35 millieme of copper wire and two pieces of fine silver each 1250 millieme, ..."
5. Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate by William Chaffers (1905)
"The millieme system of reporting assays in France goes to the ... Assays may be relied upon to the millieme; but beyond that it is hardly safe, ..."
6. A Manual of Fire Assaying by Charles Herman Fulton (1911)
"In the assay of gold bullion the "millieme" system of assay weights is used, ... The scales used must therefore be sensitive to 0.05 mg., or 0.1 millieme. ..."
7. The Sampling and Assay of the Precious Metals: Comprising Gold, Silver by Ernest Alfred Smith (1913)
"Gold bullion purchased by the United States Mints is reported to the nearest quarter millieme. With mine gold bullion the results are very generally ..."
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