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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter, or 0.0394 inch.

Usage examples (35)
  • The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way . . . people look at reality, then you can change it.
  • TODD: Another technology available, so-called millimeter wave machines.
  • And, of course, the .223, also the 5.56 millimeter, that is the service cartridge.
  • The first one is something that relies on something known as millimeter wave technology. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Note: Measure (volume to the one-thousandth liter) with "milliliter" and distance to the (one-thousandth meter) with "millimeter."
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