Origin of millimeter
Examples from the Web for millimeter
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
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
Are they the same shape and size, down to the nearest hundredth millimeter?
The bugs, bacteria, and nasties are sucked into the first millimeter or so of the wood and are trapped there.
The measurements of the skull all were taken with dial calipers reading to a tenth of a millimeter.
This strip is framed by a very thin parallel line, its entire width being but one millimeter, while its length is about 51 mm.The Stamps of Canada|Bertram Poole
All measurements were made with a dial caliper and read to tenths of a millimeter.Jaw Musculature of the Mourning and White-winged Doves|Robert L. Merz
Of what value, for instance, could a millimeter be when added to the stature of a man?Delsarte System of Oratory|Various
Suppose a difference of a millimeter in the cause produces a difference of a kilometer in the effect.