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[mil-uh-vohlt] /ˈmɪl əˌvoʊlt/
noun, Electricity
a unit of electromotive force equal to one thousandth of a volt.
Abbreviation: mV, mv.
Origin of millivolt
1885-90; milli- + volt1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • When a steady millivolt reading is obtained, record it.
  • The absolute pressure is monitored with a pressure transducer connected to a digital millivolt output device.
  • Connect the sulfide ion specific and double junction reference electrodes to the millivolt meter.
  • The millivolt drop between the anode and steel shall be measured continuously during the anode pour for each zone.
millivolt in Medicine

millivolt mil·li·volt (mĭl'ə-vōlt')
Abbr. mV
A unit of potential difference equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a volt.

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