millimeter millimeter  /ˈmɪ lə ˌmi tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter

Synonym(s)

mm

Usage(s):

  1. Even the most stable brain operates just a millimeter from madness.
  2. DBS electrodes measure just a millimeter thick, and implanting them is a painstaking procedure that begins with the indelicate task of boring a hole through the skull.
  3. She loathes negative space, filling every millimeter of every panel with shading or detail.

News

  1. Texas Instruments Builds Upon Leadership in Millimeter Wave Circuits for Short-Range Sensors

    DALLAS – This week at the 2013 VLSI Symposium in Kyoto, Japan, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) will demonstrate an industry first in millimeter wave circuits with a paper on a 160GHz center-frequency-pulsed transmitter for short-range sensor applications.  The transmitter features a higher effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP) at sub-THz frequencies than previous sub ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Millimeter Waves May Be the Future of 5G Phones

    Samsung’s millimeter-wave transceiver technology could enable ultrafast mobile broadband by 2020
    on June 14, 2013     Source: IEEE Spectrum

  3. Made in IBM Labs: IBM Scientists Unveil Highly Integrated Millimeter-Wave Transceiver for ...

    Researchers invent solution that seamlessly brings together 4 integrated chips and 64 antennas in a single package for mobile and transportation solutions Proven SiGe BiCMOS prototype takes advantage of under-utilized short-wavelength frequency SEATTLE - Scientists from IBM (NYSE: IBM) have achieved a milestone in creating a phased-array transceiver that contains all of the millimeter-wave ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "Depending on how things go in Washington over the next few years, Intel will be able to respond and put in place the technology inside that 300-millimeter factory that is capable of meeting the needs for the product that we intend to build...
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Paul Otellini Source: DetNews.com

  2. "The use of whole body imaging is a significant step forward in checkpoint technology," said TSA Administrator Kip Hawley. "By expanding the use of millimeter wave, we are providing our officers with another tool to enhance security and...
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Kip Hawley Source: Market Wire (press release)

  3. "It certainly has contributed to a sophistication of attacks that would by no means be possible without Iranian support," Petraeus said at a news conference Wednesday. "Rockets - very particularly 240-millimeter ...... there's no question...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: David Petraeus Source: USA Today

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