millirem
noun Date: 1947 one thousandth of a rem

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  • millirem — [mil′irem΄] n. one thousandth of a rem …   English World dictionary

  • millirem — mil|li|rem sb. (fk.), millirem (jf. rem, II) …   Dansk ordbog

  • millirem — (mrem)    a common unit of radiation dose equal to 0.001 rem or 10 microsieverts (µSv). A millirem is roughly the radiation dose you would receive from wearing a luminous dial watch for a year …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • millirem — ˌ noun Etymology: milli + rem : one thousandth of a rem * * * /mil euh rem /, n. one thousandth of a rem. Abbr.: mrem [1950 55; MILLI + REM] * * * millirem /milˈi rem/ noun A unit of radiation dosage, a thousandth of a rem ORIGIN: ↑milli …   Useful english dictionary

  • millirem — /mil euh rem /, n. one thousandth of a rem. Abbr.: mrem [1950 55; MILLI + REM] * * * …   Universalium

  • millirem — noun One thousandth of a rem Syn: mrem …   Wiktionary

  • Millirem — Mịl|li|rem 〈n.; , 〉 1/1000 rem * * * Mịl|li|rem, das; s, s (früher): 1/1000 Rem …   Universal-Lexikon

  • millirem — mil·li·rem mil ə .rem n one thousandth of a rem abbr. mrem * * * mil·li·rem (mrem) (milґĭ rem) one thousandth (10−3) of a rem …   Medical dictionary

  • Millirem — Mịl|li|rem 〈n.; Gen.: , Pl.: 〉 1/1000 rem …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • millirem — mil·li·rem …   English syllables

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