millidyne etymology

English word millidyne comes from English milli-, English dyne

Detailed word origin of millidyne

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.
dyne English (eng) A unit of force in the CGS system that is equal to the force which generates a velocity of one centimeter per second acting on one gram for one second. Symbol: dyn.
millidyne English (eng) A unit of force equal to one thousandth of a dyne.

Words with the same origin as millidyne

Descendants of milli-
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