milligal
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1914 a unit of acceleration equivalent to 1/1000 gal

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  • Milligal — Einheit Norm CGS Einheitensystem Einheitenname Gal Einheitenzeichen Gal Dimensionsname Beschleunigung Dimensionssymbol a …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • milligal — /mil i gal /, n. a unit of acceleration, equal to one thousandth of a gal; one thousandth of a centimeter per second per second. Abbr.: mGal [1910 15; MILLI + GAL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • milligal — mil·li·gal …   English syllables

  • milligal — mil•li•gal [[t]ˈmɪl ɪˌgæl[/t]] n. phs a unit of acceleration equal to 1/1000 of a gal; 1/1000 of a centimeter per second per second • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • milligal — ˈmilə+ˌ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary milli + gal : a unit of acceleration equivalent to 1/1000 gal or 10 microns per second per second that is approximately one millionth of normal acceleration of gravity at the earth s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mGal — milligal; milligals. * * * …   Universalium

  • mGal — milligal; milligals …   Useful english dictionary

  • MGal — Einheit Norm CGS Einheitensystem Einheitenname Gal Einheitenzeichen Gal Dimensionsname Beschleunigung Dimensionssymbol a …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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