"micrometer" Definition

  1. n. An instrument, used with a telescope or microscope, for measuring minute distances, or the apparent diameters of objects which subtend minute angles. The measurement given directly is that of the image of the object formed at the focus of the object glass.

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Position in dictionary: 61858 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "micrometer": 1
Words that end with "micrometer": 2
Words that contain "micrometer": 2
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English Dictionary Definition of micrometer

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