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 (mm) [mil´ĭ-me″ter]
one thousandth (10−3) of a meter; equivalent to 0.039 inch.
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mil·li·me·ter (mm),

One-thousandth of a meter.
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(mm) (mil'i-mē'tĕr)
One thousandth of a meter.
Synonym(s): millimetre.
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