[ mil-i-gram-ouuh r, -ou-er ]
/ ˈmɪl ɪˌgræmˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər /
a unit of measure for a dose of radium expressed as the amount of radiation received by exposure to one milligram of radium for one hour.
Why Did “Noon” Used To Mean 3:00?Surprisingly, the term noon wasn’t always shorthand for midday at 12:00; in fact, it used to refer to a different time of day altogether.
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