[mil-i-gram-ouuh r, -ou-er] /ˈmɪl ɪˌgræmˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər/
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)
[mil-uh-hen-ree] /ˈmɪl əˌhɛn ri/ noun, plural millihenries, millihenrys. Electricity. 1. a unit of inductance equal to one thousandth of a . Abbreviation: mH, mh.
[mil-uh-lam-bert] /ˈmɪl əˌlæm bərt/ noun, Optics. 1. a unit of luminance equal to one thousandth of a . Abbreviation: mL.
/mil’*-lamp”sn/ A unit of talking speed, abbreviated mL. Most people run about 200 milliLampsons. The eponymous Butler Lampson (a CS theorist and systems implementor highly regarded among hackers) goes at 1000. A few people speak faster. This unit is sometimes used to compare the (sometimes widely disparate) rates at which people can generate ideas and […]