|m denoting 10--3: millimetre|
|[from French, from Latin mille thousand, this meaning being maintained in words borrowed from Latin (millipede)]|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
One thousandth (10-3): millisecond.
A prefix that means "one thousandth," as in millimeter, one thousandth of a meter.