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metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation A , angstrom , angstrom unit
metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter cc , cubic centimeter , cubic centimetre , mil , milliliter , millilitre , ml
metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter centiliter , centilitre , cl
metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter centimeter , centimetre , cm
metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints) cubic decimeter , cubic decimetre , l , liter , litre
metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters cubic meter , cubic metre , kiloliter , kilolitre
metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge cubic millimeter , cubic millimetre
metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters dal , decaliter , decalitre , dekaliter , dekalitre , dkl
metric unit of length equal to ten meters dam , decameter , decametre , dekameter , dekametre , dkm
metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter deciliter , decilitre , dl
metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter decimeter , decimetre , dm
space in which Euclid's axioms and definitions apply; a metric space that is linear and finite-dimensional Euclidean space
metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter femtometer , femtometre , fermi
metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram g , gm , gram , gramme
metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters hectoliter , hectolitre , hl
metric unit of length equal to 100 meters hectometer , hectometre , hm
metric space that is linear and complete and (usually) infinite-dimensional Hilbert space
complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (cande International System , International System of Units , SI , SI system , Systeme International , Systeme International d'Unites
one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points isometry
metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles) kilometer , kilometre , klick , km
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