micrometer

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Etymology 1[edit]

micro- +‎ meter

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micrometer (plural micrometers)

  1. An SI/MKS unit of measure, the length of one one-millionth of a meter. Symbols: µm, um, rm
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French micrometre

Noun[edit]

micrometer (plural micrometers)

  1. A device used to measure distance very precisely but within a limited range, especially depth, thickness, and diameter.
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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ meter

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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mi‧cro‧me‧ter

Noun[edit]

micrometer m (plural micrometers, diminutive micrometertje n)

  1. micrometer (both meanings)