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millivolt

[′mil·ə‚vōlt]
(electricity)
A unit of potential difference or emf equal to one-thousandth of a volt. Abbreviated mV.
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It was observed that the five cell battery give a maximum voltage of 9500 millivolts and a current of 100 mA on complete charging.
About 19 hours after fertilization of the frogs' eggs, the membrane potentials of some cells in tadpoles' heads drop to about -20 millivolts, the researchers found.
With voltages at about one volt, you cannot afford a margin of more than a few tens of millivolts and still have working ICs.
quarter-size prototype on display here generates only 67 millivolts of energy.
Since the power supply noise has an adverse effect on the circuits in operation, the rush current must be limited to a few millivolts. With existing techniques, bringing restoration time down to within one microsecond has required a lower power-supply impedance[3], which is impractical in real-world LSI applications because of greatly increased costs.
Samples were placed in ambient-temperature seawater under an applied potential of 300 millivolts. According to Martin, treated 316L showed no signs of etching after more than 160 hours in the water, and performed on a par with titanium 6-4 and wrought Alloy C-22.
Adherence was generally high for the technical measures: seeing a board-certified radiation oncologist (85% of patients), use of conformal treatment planning (85%), use of high-energy photons greater than 10 millivolts (75%), and use of custom immobilization (97%).
The data available from Continental's Valve Viewer A/F includes: oxygen sensor feedback signal in millivolts, fuel manifold pressure in inches of water, valve position from zero to 100%; the control mode state (default/ pressure control or [O.sub.2]/air-fuel control) as well as pre- and post-catalyst temperatures and set points (high, low and high/low differential).
Dermatologist Dr Francois Fisch, of the BX3.4 Laboratories, said: "On a healthy head, the cells in the hair follicle are continuously charged by the body's natural electricity at about 70 millivolts.
For instance, the polio virus dies in five minutes at an ORP level of 550 millivolts (mV), but at a 650 mV ORP level, it takes only 30 seconds to kill this virus.
Results showed that the microbes in about a half a liter (17 oz.) of rumen fluid--fermented, liquefied feed extracted from the rumen, the largest chamber of a cow's stomach--produced about 600 millivolts of electricity.
The new study demonstrates that the microbes in about half a litre of rumen fluid (fermented, liquefied feed extracted from the largest chamber in the cow's stomach) can produce approximately 600 millivolts of electricity--about half the electricity required to run one AA-sized rechargeable battery.