Millimeter

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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 list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.
  1. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak