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OTHER WORDS FROM millimetermil·li·met·ric [mil-uh-me-trik], /ˌmɪl əˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for millimeter
Last season, sales of skis with widths between 101 and 110 millimeters underfoot grew 10 percent, faster than any other category, according to data provided by the NPD Group.
All-mountain powder skis typically feature waist widths between 100 and 110 millimeters underfoot.
As positioning technology advances to the millimeter level and beyond, the limits of its use will be defined more by our creativity and the legal or ethical bounds we set than by the performance of the technology itself.
Eventually, though, traditional satellite systems will reach an accuracy limit—probably around the millimeter level.
In experiments, the robotic grabber clutched a piece of wire one-half of a millimeter in diameter.A robot arm toting a Venus flytrap can grab delicate objects|Emily Conover|January 25, 2021|Science News
The image above was constructed with longer-wavelength light, using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
My prayers are answered, and Mitchum stops one millimeter from my head.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two bubbles less than a millimeter apart might have radically different temperature, density, and other important properties.The Big Buzz in Space News Is Something Called “Inflation.” What Exactly Is It?|Matthew R. Francis|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why go patrolling with a nine-millimeter pistol if you are not angrily hankering to use it?From the JetBlue Pilot to Robert Bales, Cultural Road Rage Is Everywhere|Lee Siegel|March 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The ship now shifts slightly with the rise and fall of the low Mediterranean tides, moving about a millimeter an hour.Costa Concordia Mess Widens With Salvage Team, Criminal Probe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The normal number of leukocytes varies from 5000 to 10,000 per cubic millimeter of blood.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The nine-millimeter rifles were said to be large enough for nearly all purposes, but not reassuring in extremely close quarters.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
The famous seventy-five-millimeter gun was again proving itself the most terrible of mobile field weapons.The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler
Measuring with a millimeter scale, we find on the map for the diameter of the crater Copernicus, 2.1 millimeters.A Text-Book of Astronomy|George C. Comstock
Millimeter by millimeter again, I teased it free of her pocket, stopping twice when she snuffled and twitched.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow