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[mil-uh-mee-ter] /ˈmɪl əˌmi tər/

a unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter and equivalent to 0.03937 inch.
Abbreviation: mm.
one thousandth of a metre mm

also millimetre, 1802, from French millimetre; see milli- + meter (n.2).

millimeter mil·li·me·ter (mĭl’ə-mē’tər)

Abbr. mm A unit of length equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a meter (0.0394 inch).
A unit of length in the metric system equal to 0.001 meter. See Table at measurement.


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