milligram milligram  /ˈmɪ lə ˌɡræm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one thousandth (1/1,000) gram

Usage(s):

  1. This has been reduced in the last two years to $70 a milligram by the exploitation of much richer ore veins in the Belgian Congo.
  2. According to research by New York biologist Michael Hansen, it takes less than a milligram of infected material to contract the disease.
  3. Present price of radium is $25 per milligram, $25,000 per gram, $700,000 per ounce.

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  1. "This is the first time that a professional body says give more, more specifically, give five milligrams of folic acid, because if you give only one milligram, quite a few women will not get enough," said Dr. Gideon Koren, director of the...
    on Dec 12, 2007 By: Gideon Koren Source: Toronto Star

  2. "What I am sending you today is a small sample, about 5 ccs, of the supplement," Arnold wrote to Conte, adding there "should be enough for experimental testing. 2.5-7.5 milligram [whatever that comes out to in cc's or drops], under the tongue...
    on Sep 30, 2005 By: Patrick Arnold Source: ESPN

  3. "I would try to out-milligram any opponent," Ellis said in the trailer.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Dock Ellis Source: IFC

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