milligravity etymology

English word milligravity comes from English gravity, English milli-

Detailed word origin of milligravity

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gravity English (eng) Gravitation, universal force exercised by two bodies onto each other (In casual discussion, gravity and gravitation are often used interchangeably).. Resultant force on Earth's surface, of the attraction by the Earth's masses, and the centrifugal pseudo-force caused by the Earth's rotation.. Specific gravity.. The state or condition of being grave (graveness).. The state or condition of [...]
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.
milligravity English (eng) A force equal to one thousandth of Earth's gravitational force.

Words with the same origin as milligravity

Descendants of gravity
electrogravitic gravastar gravital gravitate gravitic isograv magnetogravitic
Descendants of milli-
mas masman milliamp milliare millicandela millicharged millidarwin millidyne millielectronvolt millijansky millikatal millilitre millimeter millimho millimolar millinewton milliohm milliosmol millirem millirobot milliroentgen millisecond milliskin millitorr