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millimetre

(US), millimeter
one thousandth of a metre.

millimeter

[′mil·ə‚mēd·ər]
(mechanics)
A unit of length equal to one-thousandth of a meter. Abbreviated mm. Also known as metric line; strich.

millimeter

One thousandth of a meter, or 1/25th of an inch. See metric system and millimeter wave.
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