millidegree
noun Date: 1942 one thousandth of a degree

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • millidegree — /mil i di gree /, n. one thousandth of a degree. [1940 45; MILLI + DEGREE] * * * …   Universalium

  • millidegree — n. one thousandth of a degree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • millidegree — mil·li·degree …   English syllables

  • millidegree — (mdeg)    1. a unit of angle measure equal to 0.001° or exactly 36 arcseconds.    2. a unit of temperature equal to 0.001°, usually meaning 0.001 °C …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • millidegree — noun a unit of temperature equal to one thousandth of a degree (Freq. 6) • Hypernyms: ↑temperature unit * * * “+ noun Etymology: milli + degree : a unit of temperature equal to 1/1000 degree * * * /mil i di gree /, n. one thousandth of a degree.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mdeg —    see millidegree …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • temperature unit — noun a unit of measurement for temperature • Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑unit • Hyponyms: ↑degree, ↑millidegree, ↑kelvin, ↑K, ↑Rankine, ↑degree day …   Useful english dictionary

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