angstrom

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Swedish, after physicist Anders Jonas Ångström.

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angstrom (plural angstroms)

  1. (physics) A unit of length equal to meters (that is, one ten-billionth of a meter), approximately the size of an atom, and denoted by the symbol Å, used especially to measure the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation or distances between atoms.

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Noun[edit]

angstrom m (plural angstroms)

  1. (physics) angstrom (a very small unit of length, 10-10 m)

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Noun[edit]

angstrom m (plural angstroms)

  1. (physics) angstrom (a very small unit of length, 10-10 m)