millimetre


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millimetre

(US), millimeter
one thousandth of a metre.
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In Mianwali, 65 millimetre of rainfall was recorded while in Gujranwala 41 millimetre, Sahiwal 39 millimeter, Faisalabad 25 millimeter, Peshawar 12 millimeter in Lahore and Bahawal Nagar 9 millimeter, Rawalpindi 8 millimeter and in Islamabad, Garhi Dopatta and Okara 2 millimeter of rainfall poured.
If we divide each millimetre into ten equal parts (this either requires a magnifying glass, and a sharp pencil; or an enlarged scale-diagram of a "millimetre", and a bit of imagination, and faith), we have a length that is now one-tenth of one-hundred-thousandth of the 100-metre "unit": that is, a length that is one-thousand-thousandth of the unit--namely one-millionth of the unit.
2 millimetres fell in one hour between 9:00pm and 10:00pm (1900-2000 GMT).
Une cache contenant un mortier de calibre 60 millimetres et une quantite d'armes a ete decouverte, hier, en poursuite de l'operation menee par un detachement de l'Armee nationale populaire (ANP) a El-Oued, indique un communique du ministere de la Defense nationale (MDN).
The track is heavy after 30 millimetres of rain on Sunday night and was due a further deluge last night into this morning.
Clerk of the course Keith Ottesen said: "We had an enormous amount of rain yesterday, we were forecast 12-15 millimetres for Tuesday but in a 24-hour period we had 47 millimetres, and either side of that, on Monday and since last night, we've had 10 millimetres, so that's more than two inches in just over 36 hours.
Muscat Muscat and surrounding areas are susceptible to tropical cyclones and catastrophic rainfall (greater than 100 millimetres per day) about every 50 years, according to researchers at the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU).