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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Consisting of a thousandth.

Usage examples (4)
  • Our annual contribution to the school is equivalent to half of a millesimal part of what our country spends each year in the sphere of education and culture.
  • The purity of a millesimal fineness, such as 0.995 being very pure.
  • Who could dream some ten years ago that science would be able to penetrate the problems of heredity in that way, and find the mechanism that lies behind the crossing results of...
  • "carat," "millesimal fineness," "pennyweight" ( "dwt"), "grains," "troy ounce," "grams" and their relationships such as the amount of grams in a troy ounce, etc. for more
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