Millimetre
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International units | |
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1×10^{−3} m | 1×10^{−6} km |
1 mm | 10×10^{6} Å |
6.685×10^{−15} AU | 105.7×10^{−21} LY |
US customary / Imperial units | |
39.37×10^{−3} in | 3.281×10^{−3} ft |
1.094×10^{−3} yd | 621.371×10^{−9} mi |
A millimetre (American spelling: millimeter, symbol mm) is one thousandth of a metre, which is the International System of Units (SI) base unit of length. The millimetre is part of a metric system. A corresponding unit of area is the square millimetre and a corresponding unit of volume is the cubic millimetre.
micrometre << millimetre << centimetre << decimetre << metre << decametre << kilometre
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[edit] Equivalence to other units of length
1 millimetre is equal to:
- 0.001 metres, which can be represented by 1 E-3 m (1 metre is equal to 1,000 millimetres)
- 0.1 centimetres (1 centimetre is equal to 10 millimetres)
- about 0.03937 international inches (1 international inch is equal to 25.4 millimetres exactly)
[edit] Unicode symbols
For the purposes of compatibility with Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) characters, Unicode has symbols for:
- millimetre (㎜) - code 339C
- square millimetre (㎟) - code 339F
- cubic millimetre (㎣) - code 33A3
They are useful only with East Asian fixed-width CJK fonts, because they are equal in size to one Chinese character.
[edit] See also
- 1 E-3 m
- SI
- SI prefix
- Metric system
- Orders of magnitude
- Conversion of units, for comparison with other units of length
[edit] References
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