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A Millimeter is a unit of measurement of distance.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A millimeter is a frequently used unit when measuring small distances or objects.

  • One thousand (103) millimeters are equal to a meter.
  • The standard Imperial abbreviation is mm.

Small organisms such as insects typically measure a few millimeters in length.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Millimeter was first defined as a unit of distance on Terra prior to the foundation of the Terran Confederation. Technologists found the Millimeter useful as the concept of the Technology Level and standardized ideas about sophont society development began to take form.[1]

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak