millielectronvolt etymology

English word millielectronvolt comes from English electronvolt ((physics).), English milli-

Detailed word origin of millielectronvolt

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
electronvolt English (eng) (physics).
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.
millielectronvolt English (eng) (physics) A unit of energy equal to one thousandth of an electronvolt, symbol meV.

Words with the same origin as millielectronvolt

Descendants of milli-
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