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milliliter

[mil-uh-lee-ter] /ˈmɪl əˌli tər/
noun
1.
a unit of capacity equal to one thousandth of a liter, and equivalent to 0.033815 fluid ounce, or 0.061025 cubic inch.
Abbreviation: ml.
Also, especially British, millilitre.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French millilitre. See milli-, liter
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British Dictionary definitions for millilitre

millilitre

/ˈmɪlɪˌliːtə/
noun
1.
one thousandth of a litre ml
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Word Origin and History for millilitre

milliliter

n.

also millilitre, 1802, from French millilitre; see milli- + liter.

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millilitre in Medicine

milliliter mil·li·li·ter (mĭl'ə-lē'tər')
n.
Abbr. ml
A unit of volume equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a liter, 1 cubic centimeter, or about 15 minims.

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millilitre in Science
milliliter
  (mĭl'ə-lē'tər)   
A unit of liquid volume or capacity in the metric system equal to 0.001 liter. See Table at measurement.
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