microinch
noun Date: 1941 one millionth of an inch

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • microinch — (µin)    a traditional unit of distance equal to 10 6 inch, 0.001 mil, or 25.4 nanometers (nm). The microinch is used rather widely to state the roughness of optical surfaces, precise tolerances in machining, and for other industrial purposes …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • microinch — /muy kroh inch /, n. a unit of length equal to one millionth of an inch. Symbol: µin [1940 45; MICRO + INCH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • microinch — noun A unit of measurement, the length of one one millionth of an inch, equivalent to 25.4 nanometers. Symbol: µin …   Wiktionary

  • microinch — n. unit of length that equals to one millionth of an inch, its symbol is µin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • microinch — mi·cro·inch …   English syllables

  • microinch — /ˈmaɪkroʊɪntʃ/ (say muykrohinch) noun a unit of length in the imperial system, equal to a millionth of an inch or 25.4 × 10 9 m. Symbol: μin …   Australian English dictionary

  • microinch — “+ˌ noun Etymology: micr + inch : a unit of length equal to one millionth of an inch * * * /muy kroh inch /, n. a unit of length equal to one millionth of an inch. Symbol: µin [1940 45; MICRO + INCH1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • μ in microinch — monoisonitrosoacetone …   Medical dictionary

  • μin — • microinch …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • SI prefix — SI prefixes in everyday use Text Symbol Factor tera T 1000000000000 giga G 1000000 …   Wikipedia

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