Millesimal Mil*les"i*mal, a. [L. millesimus, fr. mille a thousand.] Thousandth; consisting of thousandth parts; as, millesimal fractions. [1913 Webster]

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  • millésimal — ⇒MILLÉSIMAL, ALE, AUX, adj. [En parlant d un rapport] Qui a pour base le millième. Les mages (...) supposent que (...) de l éternité est née une période bornée (...). Ils divisent cette période en douze mille petites parties qu ils nomment années …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • millesimal — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to division into thousandths; thousandth. ORIGIN Latin millesimus, from mille thousand …   English terms dictionary

  • millesimal — [mi les′ə məl] adj. [L millesimus < mille, thousand + AL] 1. thousandth 2. of or consisting of thousandths n. a thousandth …   English World dictionary

  • millesimal — noun Etymology: Latin millesimus, adjective, thousandth, from mille Date: 1719 the quotient of a unit divided by 1000 ; one of 1000 equal parts • millesimal adjective • millesimally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • millesimal — millesimally, adv. /mi les euh meuhl/, adj. 1. thousandth. n. 2. a thousandth part. [1710 20; < L millesim(us) thousandth (mille thousand + esimus ordinal suffix) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • millesimal — mil·les·i·mal || mɪ lesɪml adj. of or relating to thousandths; thousandth, being number one thousand in a sequence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • millesimal — [mɪ lɛsɪm(ə)l] adjective relating to division into thousandths; thousandth. noun a thousandth participle Derivatives millesimally adverb Origin C18: from L. millesimus (from mille thousand ) + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • millesimal — mil·les·i·mal …   English syllables

  • millesimal — mil•les•i•mal [[t]mɪˈlɛs ə məl[/t]] adj. 1) thousandth 2) a thousandth part • Etymology: 1710–20; < L millēsim(us) thousandth (mille thousand + ēsimus ordinal suffix) + al I mil•les′i•mal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • millesimal — /məˈlɛsəməl/ (say muh lesuhmuhl) adjective 1. thousandth. 2. consisting of thousandth parts. –noun 3. a thousandth part. {Latin millēsimus thousandth + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

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