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milli (m)

Milli (m) is the prefix for one-thousandth. In decimal notation it is zero

with 3 digits behind the decimal point: 0.001, in exponential notation it is: 10exp-3 or 10hoch-3. The prefix milli, like all other mathematical prefixes, is defined in the Système International (SI). It is used in electronics for specifying the size of inductances or for current and voltage specifications, but also in communications engineering for specifying the wavelength of microwaves.

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Updated at: 20.03.2010
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