Two bubbles less than a millimeter apart might have radically different temperature, density, and other important properties.
The bugs, bacteria, and nasties are sucked into the first millimeter or so of the wood and are trapped there.
The ship now shifts slightly with the rise and fall of the low Mediterranean tides, moving about a millimeter an hour.
Are they the same shape and size, down to the nearest hundredth millimeter?
My prayers are answered, and Mitchum stops one millimeter from my head.
This unit is the one-thousandth part of a millimeter and is called the micro-millimeter or micron.
Conversely, if we slip a millimeter, Phelps will clip us so hard that the sky will ring.
A mil-ampere is a thousandth of an ampere just as a millimeter is a thousandth of a meter.
It is a tiny worm about a millimeter long and almost as slender as a hair.
In this a zinc sulphide screen is fitted at the end of a short brass tube, with a speck of radium about a millimeter away from it.
millimeter mil·li·me·ter (mĭl'ə-mē'tər)
Abbr. mm A unit of length equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a meter (0.0394 inch).
A unit of length in the metric system equal to 0.001 meter. See Table at measurement.