[mil-i-gal] /ˈmɪl ɪˌgæl/
a unit of acceleration, equal to one thousandth of a ; one thousandth of a centimeter per second per second.
/ˈmɪlɪɡən/ noun 1. Spike, real name Terence Alan Milligan. 1918–2002, Irish radio, stage, and film comedian and author, born in India. He appeared in The Goon Show (with Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe; BBC Radio, 1952–60) and his films include Postman’s Knock (1962), Adolf Hitler, My Part in his Downfall (1972), The Three Musketeers (1974), […]
[mil-i-gram] /ˈmɪl ɪˌgræm/ noun 1. a unit of mass or weight equal to one thousandth of a gram, and equivalent to 0.0154 grain. Abbreviation: mg. /ˈmɪlɪˌɡræm/ noun 1. one thousandth of a gram mg n. also milligramme, 1802, from French milligramme; see milli- + gram. milligram mil·li·gram (mĭl’ĭ-grām’) n. Abbr. mg A metric unit of […]
[mil-i-gram-ouuh r, -ou-er] /ˈmɪl ɪˌgræmˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər/ noun, Radiotherapy. 1. a unit of measure for a dose of radium expressed as the amount of radiation received by exposure to one milligram of radium for one hour.
unit, humour The amount of beauty required to launch one ship. (2002-03-19)