milliliter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n milliliter a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Caffeine is on the International Olympic Committee list of prohibited substances. Athletes who test positive for more than 12 micrograms of caffeine per milliliter of urine may be banned from the Olympic Games. This level may be reached after drinking about 5 cups of coffee.
    • n Milliliter A measure of capacity in the metric system, containing the thousandth part of a liter. It is a cubic centimeter, and is equal to .061 of an English cubic inch, or to .0338 of an American fluid ounce.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n milliliter A French measure of capacity containing the thousandth part of a liter, equal to 0.06102 of a cubic inch.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. millilitre,; milli-, milli- + litre,. See Liter

Usage

In literature:

Now and then you lose a small bit of hide or a few milliliters of blood.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
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In news:

Model Rectifier Corp. (MRC) is offering free 20-milliliter samples of new Italeri acrylic paint to dealers and consumers.
And an 800-milliliter bottle of VOSS Artesian Water from Norway costs $2.99 per bottle, before tax.
Dewar 's will also be introducing a Discovery Gift Set ($100), which includes 200-milliliter samples of Dewar 's 18, Dewar 's 12 and Signature in a leather pack.
On her own, her lungs moved about 450-500 milliliters of air.
The average woman passes about 700 milliliters of gas a day.
0 A trio of 200-milliliter bottles of gin from St George Spirits.
150 milliliters liquid goose fat.
The ring was found to be distributing watered-down $4,000 kilograms of Ketamine, commonly known as " Special-K ," and selling five-milliliter bottles at $40 each, resulting in $400,000 worth of street sales, Spota said.
I count pills and milliliters most days at work.
The change in oxygen is used to calculate the milk's colony forming units/milliliter.
"A milliliter of seawater, in a genetic sense, has more complexity than the human genome ," said Dr Edward F DeLong, a senior scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California.
1 cup (240 milliliters) whole wheat flour.
1/2 cup (120 milliliters) white flour.
In boys, 2 milliliters is pre- pubertal .
Some doctors consider 3 milliliters and others 4 milliliters as an indicator of puberty , so the study included analysis for both sizes.
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