millicandela etymology

English word millicandela comes from English milli-, English candela

Detailed word origin of millicandela

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
milli- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, one-thousandth of the unit to which it is prefixed; that is, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-3. Symbol: m.. Thousand; one-thousandth.
candela English (eng) In the International System of Units, the base unit of luminous intensity; the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 watt per steradian. Symbol: cd.
millicandela English (eng) One thousandth ( 10-3 ) of a candela, abbreviated as mcd.

Words with the same origin as millicandela

Descendants of milli-
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