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milli-

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mille, thousand via French.

Prefix

SI prefix
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milli-

  1. 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
    Example: milligram
  2. thousand; one-thousandth
    Example: millipede

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French

Prefix

milli-

  1. thousand

Italian

Prefix

milli-

  1. milli- (multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-3)

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Latin

Etymology

From mille

Prefix

milli-

  1. thousand; one-thousandth

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