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Milli-

Mil′li-

(mĭl′lĭ-)
.
[From L.
mille
a thousand.]
(Metric System, Elec., Mech., etc.)
A prefix denoting a
thousandth part of
;
as,
milli
meter,
milli
gram,
milli
ampère
.

Definition 2022


milli-

milli-

See also: milli, millî, and mil·li-

English

Prefix

SI prefix
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milli-

  1. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, one-thousandth of the unit to which it is prefixed; that is, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-3. Symbol: m.
    Example: milligram
  2. thousand; one-thousandth.
    Example: millipede

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Danish

Etymology

From Latin mille.

Prefix

milli-

  1. milli-

Dutch

Pronunciation

Etymology

From French milli-.

Prefix

milli-

  1. milli-
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Finnish

Prefix

milli-

  1. milli-

French

Prefix

milli-

  1. thousand

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmili]
  • Hyphenation: mil‧li

Prefix

milli-

  1. (noun prefix) milli-
    méter (meter)milliméter (millimeter)

Derived terms

See also

  • Appendix:Hungarian prefixes

Italian

Prefix

milli-

  1. milli- (multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-3)

Derived terms