How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"milli" is from "mille" (thousand) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "one thousandth" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|As stated before, this elapsed time is measured in milliseconds.|
|Movie geeks can see rare 16-millimeter and 8 millimeter films.|