[VIM3] 1.18 submultiple of a unit

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measurement unit obtained by dividing a given measurement unit by an integer greater than one


EXAMPLE 1 The millimetre is a decimal submultiple of the metre.

EXAMPLE 2 For a plane angle, the second is a nondecimal submultiple of the minute.

NOTE SI prefixes for decimal submultiples of SI base units and SI derived units are given in Note 5 of 1.16.



2 Measurement