Definition of Millimetre
1. Noun. A metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter.
Generic synonyms: Metric Linear Unit
Terms within: Micrometer, Micron
Group relationships: Centimeter, Centimetre, Cm
Definition of Millimetre
1. Noun. (British) An SI/MKS unit of measure, the length of 1/1000 of a metre. Symbol: mm ¹
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Literary usage of Millimetre
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The unit of current square millimetre, and a length of 104.83 centi- tricity in one second of time. o° C. This standard was subsequently found ..."
2. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot (1890)
"Jacobi proposed the resistance of a metre oa special copper wire a millimetre in diameter. Copper is, however, ill adapted for this purpose, ..."
3. The American Monthly Microscopical Journal by Chas. W. Smiley (1888)
"On the outside of the groove, equidistant from each other, are three pointed screws, which project exactly -^ of a millimetre above the surface of the slide ..."
4. The Woman's Medical Journal by Medical Women's National Association (U.S.) (1897)
"Large punctured wound of thigh. Time of administration, fourteen days. First count, 2480,00010 the cubic millimetre; second count, ..."
5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1874)
"20. than half a millimetre in diameter; the cut represents it magnified nineteen diameters (fig. :i). The straw. Mr. Goossens, of Paris, my courteous ..."
6. Physiological Chemistry by Karl Gotthelf Lehmann, George Edward Day (1854)
"... his various countings that in 1 cubic millimetre [the linear millimetre being about l-25th of an inch] of normal blood obtained by pricking tlie finger, ..."
7. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"Examination of blood showed eight per cent, of haemoglobin and 3900000 corpuscles to a cubic millimetre. After thirty-four days taking the preparation the ..."