millinewton etymology

English word millinewton comes from English newton, English milli-

Detailed word origin of millinewton

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
newton English (eng) In the International System of Units, the derived unit of force; the force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram by one metre per second per second. Symbol: N.
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.
millinewton English (eng) One-thousand of a newton. Symbol mN.

Words with the same origin as millinewton

Descendants of newton
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Descendants of milli-
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