A prefix meaning one-thousandth (1/1,000 or 10

Example: a millimeter is 1/1,000th of a meter (in other words 1,000 millimeters make 1 meter)

Symbol is

Examples:

12 ms = 12 milliseconds = 12 thousandths of a second (0.012 s)

95 mm = 12 millimeters = 95 thousandths of a meter (0.095 m)

^{-3})Example: a millimeter is 1/1,000th of a meter (in other words 1,000 millimeters make 1 meter)

Symbol is

**m**(as a prefix, otherwise "m" means meter)Examples:

12 ms = 12 milliseconds = 12 thousandths of a second (0.012 s)

95 mm = 12 millimeters = 95 thousandths of a meter (0.095 m)

See: Centi-

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