Definition of Millimeter

1. Noun. A metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter.

Exact synonyms: Millimetre, Mm
Generic synonyms: Metric Linear Unit
Terms within: Micrometer, Micron
Group relationships: Centimeter, Centimetre, Cm



Definition of Millimeter

1. n. A lineal measure in the metric system, containing the thousandth part of a meter; equal to .03937 of an inch. See 3d Meter.

Definition of Millimeter

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of millimetre) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Millimeter

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Millimeter

1. One-thousandth of a meter. Abbreviation: mm (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millimeter

millijoules
millikatal
millikatals
millilambert
millilamberts
milliliter
milliliters
millilitre
millilitres
milliluces
millilux
milliluxes
millimagnitude
millime
millimes
millimeter (current term)
millimeter of mercury
millimeters
millimetre
millimetres
millimetric
millimho
millimhos
millimicro-
millimicron
millimicrons
millimilli-
millimilligram
millimilligrams
millimolar

Literary usage of Millimeter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"Length 82.8 centimeters: transverse and dorso-ventral diameters respectively; of head. 1.5 millimeters by 0.75 millimeter; of neck. 0.72 by 0.24 millimeter; ..."

2. Reports ... 2d Series by International Labour Office, United States Tariff Commission (1915)
"The average is J to J of a cell diameter or about .07 millimeter. Small cells are fairly numerous and there is almost every gradation in size up to the ..."

3. Manufacture of Artillery Ammunition by John Herbert Van Deventer, E. A. Suverkrop, Robert Mawson, Fred Herbert Colvin (1917)
"DETAIL OF FRENCH 120-millimeter EXPLOSIVE SHELL SEQUENCE OF OPERATIONS 1. Unloading the shell forgings. 2. Pickling the forgings. 3. ..."

4. The Armies of Industry: Our Nation's Manufacture of Munitions for a World in by Benedict Crowell, Robert Forrest Wilson (1921)
"57 Shop in War Ordnance Plant " " 57 In the 155-millimeter Recuperator Plant . ... 82 Erecting Trails for 155-millimeter Howitzer Carriages . ..."

5. Reciprocity by James Laurence Laughlin, Henry Parker Willis (1903)
"I.) 6.00 c QQ Less than 0.4 millimeter thick (G., I.) 7.00 ness (G., ... by Less than 0.5 millimeter in diameter (G., I.) 6.00 special permit (G., ..."

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