millilambert
noun Date: 1916 one thousandth of a lambert

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  • millilambert — /mil euh lam beuhrt/, n. Optics. a unit of luminance equal to one thousandth of a lambert. Abbr.: mL [1915 20; MILLI + LAMBERT] * * * …   Universalium

  • millilambert — One thousandth of a lambert; a unit of brightness equal to 0.929 lumen per square foot (roughly, 1 equivalent footcandle). * * * mil·li·lam·bert .mil ə lam bərt n one thousandth of a lambert abbr. mL * * * mil·li·lam·bert (mil″i… …   Medical dictionary

  • millilambert — mil·li·lambert …   English syllables

  • millilambert — mil•li•lam•bert [[t]ˈmɪl əˌlæm bərt[/t]] n. phs a unit of luminance equal to 1/1000 of a lambert Abbr.: mL • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • millilambert — (mLb)    a common metric unit of illumination equal to 0.001 lambert or 10 lux (lx) …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • millilambert — “+ noun Etymology: milli + lambert : one thousandth of a lambert * * * /mil euh lam beuhrt/, n. Optics. a unit of luminance equal to one thousandth of a lambert. Abbr.: mL [1915 20; MILLI + LAMBERT] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mLa — millilambert …   Medical dictionary

  • mL — millilambert …   From formal English to slang

  • mLa — • millilambert …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • mL — millilambert; milliliter * * * mL abbr millilambert * * * abbrev. for millilitre. See litre. * * * ml milliliter …   Medical dictionary

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