millivolt

[ mil-uh-vohlt ]
/ ˈmɪl əˌvoʊlt /

noun Electricity.

a unit of electromotive force equal to one thousandth of a volt. Abbreviation: mV, mv

Nearby words

  1. millipede,
  2. milliradian,
  3. millirem,
  4. milliroentgen,
  5. millisecond,
  6. milliwatt,
  7. millième,
  8. millpond,
  9. millrace,
  10. millrind

Origin of millivolt

First recorded in 1885–90; milli- + volt1

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Medicine definitions for millivolt

millivolt

[ mĭlə-vōlt′ ]

n.

A unit of potential difference equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a volt.

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