noun. ['ˈmɪləˌmiːtɝ'] a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter.
- metric linear unit
Example sentences of the word millimetre
1. Noun, singular or mass
Attempt to only stretch a millimetre at a time.
2. Noun, plural
The recommended cable play for both the throttle cable and choke cable measured 0.5 to 1 millimetre, or 0.02 to 0.04 inches.
Meter sticks have decimetre, centimetre and millimetre markings, so measurements with them are accurate to the nearest millimetre.