Definition of Milliradian

1. Noun. A unit of angular distance equal to one thousandth of a radian.

Generic synonyms: Angular Unit
Terms within: Microradian
Group relationships: Rad, Radian



Definition of Milliradian

1. Noun. (mathematics) A unit of plane angular measure equal to one thousandth of a radian ¹

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Definition of Milliradian

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milliradian

millionths
milliosmol
milliosmole
milliosmols
milliparsec
millipascal
millipascals
milliped
millipedal
millipede
millipedes
millipedic
millipeds
millipore
millipores
milliradian (current term)
milliradians
millirem
millirems
milliroentgen
milliroentgens
millisecond
milliseconds
millisiemens
millisievert
millisieverts
millisite
milliskin
milliskins
millistere

Literary usage of Milliradian

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1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Photon intensity in the region 4 to 160 nm is greater than 1x10 exp 12 photons per second per milliradian of orbit for an instrumental resolution of 0.1 nm. ..."

2. Use of Speed Monitoring and Communications Display for Traffic Control by Jon Micheal Wertjes (1996)
"Its range through »lass is unequalled, and Auto- Capture makes inaccurate readings impossible. The Marksman renders Narrow 3-milliradian ..."

3. Guide to NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"The photon intensity in the region 60 nm to 120 nm is about 1.6 x 101 photons per second per milliradian of orbit for an instrumental resolution of 0.1 nm. ..."

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