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Math - milli- prefix

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Milli- is a unit prefix used primarily with the metric system. The prefix denotes a factor of 10^−3 or 0.001. It is frequently used in programming and electronics for prefixing units of time and length.

Namemilli
Symbolm
Base 1010^−3
Science1e−3
Decimal0.001

To see all metric prefixes read this article.

 

 

Examples in programming

Programming language offers simple way to get current time in milliseconds (measured since 1970-01-01).

1. JavaScript example:

// ONLINE-RUNNER:browser;

const now = Date.now();

console.log(now);

2. Java example:

public class Program {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
         
        long now = System.currentTimeMillis();
        System.out.println(now);
    }
}

 

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