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# What is the meaning of millimeters?

Updated: 8/9/2023

Wiki User

11y ago

Milli

Furman Metz

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Wiki User

13y ago

this is written shorthand as mm. Simlarly centimetres is cm, metres is m etc.

Wiki User

11y ago

milli- means 1 in 1000. So a millimeter is 1/1000 of a meter.

Wiki User

7y ago

A millimeter is a thousandth of a metre, its a measurement.

+++ 'milli' is the standard symbol for thousandth, for all units of measurement, in the Metric System.

Wiki User

7y ago

The prefix 'milli' means a 1/1000 and so a millimeter is one thousandth of a meter

Wiki User

7y ago

A millimeter is 1/1000 of a meter or 0.001 meter.

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15y ago

mm

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