Micromillimeter
Micromillimeter Mi`cro*mil"li*me`ter, n. [Micro- + millimeter.] The millionth part of a meter.

Note: The millionth part of a meter is now termed a {micron}, and the word micromillimeter does not conform to the IS use of the prefix {micro-}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • micromillimeter — see nanometer …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • micromillimeter — n. measure of length that is equal to one millionth of a millimeter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • micromillimeter — mi·cro·millimeter …   English syllables

  • micromillimeter — noun a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter • Syn: ↑nanometer, ↑nanometre, ↑nm, ↑millimicron, ↑micromillimetre • Hypernyms: ↑metric linear unit • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • μ mm micromillimeter [nanometer] — man made mineral fibers …   Medical dictionary

  • micron — Micromillimeter Mi cro*mil li*me ter, n. [Micro + millimeter.] The millionth part of a meter. Note: The millionth part of a meter is now termed a {micron}, and the word micromillimeter does not conform to the IS use of the prefix {micro }. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • μmm — • micromillimeter [nanometer] …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • millimicron — noun a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter • Syn: ↑nanometer, ↑nanometre, ↑nm, ↑micromillimeter, ↑micromillimetre • Hypernyms: ↑metric linear unit • Part Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • mil|li|cron — «MIHL uh kron», noun. = micromillimeter. (Cf. ↑micromillimeter) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nanometer — n. [Gr. nanos, dwarf; metron, a measure] Unit of measurement equal to one billionth of a meter; also called millimicron, micromillimeter and bicron …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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