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millilitre

Line breaks: milli|litre
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪlɪliːtə
 
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(US milliliter, abbreviation: ml)

Definition of millilitre in English:

noun

One thousandth of a litre (0.002 pint).
Example sentences
  • The beauty of this scale is that not only can you switch between kilograms and pounds, it also copes with measuring liquids in fluid ounces or millilitres.
  • Your baby's milk intake should still be 500 to 600 millilitres (one pint) per day.
  • My practice has always been to use 5 milliliters in 500 milliliters of water for the 1: 100 dilution, which may account for the lengthy developing times with some films, but it works just fine.

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