millijansky etymology

English word millijansky comes from English milli-, English jansky

Detailed word origin of millijansky

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.
jansky English (eng) A non-SI unit (symbol Jy) measuring electromagnetic flux density equal to 10-26 watts per square meter per hertz.
millijansky English (eng) (physics) A unit of flux density equal to one thousandth of a jansky.

Words with the same origin as millijansky

Descendants of milli-
mas masman milliamp milliare millicandela millicharged millidarwin millidyne millielectronvolt milligravity millikatal millilitre millimeter millimho millimolar millinewton milliohm milliosmol millirem millirobot milliroentgen millisecond milliskin millitorr