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n. Abbr. mV
A unit of potential difference equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a volt.


(Units) one thousandth of a volt


(ˈmɪl əˌvoʊlt)

1/1000 of a volt.
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Noun1.millivolt - a unit of potential equal to one thousandth of a voltmillivolt - a unit of potential equal to one thousandth of a volt
potential unit - a measure of the potential energy of a unit charge at a given point in a circuit relative to a reference point (ground)
V, volt - a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it
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