millilitre etymology

English word millilitre comes from English litre, English milli-

Detailed word origin of millilitre

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
litre English (eng) (informal) A measure of volume equivalent to a litre.. The metric unit of fluid measure, equal to one cubic decimetre. Symbols: l, L, ℓ.
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.
millilitre English (eng) (British spelling) A unit of measure of capacity, being one thousandth of a litre. Symbol: ml.

Words with the same origin as millilitre

Descendants of litre
aL hectoliter yl
Descendants of milli-
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