|1.||any of various instruments or devices for the accurate measurement of distances or angles|
|2.||micrometer gauge, Also called: micrometer calliper a type of gauge for the accurate measurement of small distances, thicknesses, diameters, etc. The gap between its measuring faces is adjusted by a fine screw, the rotation of the screw giving a sensitive measure of the distance moved by the face|
micrometry mi·crom·e·try (mī-krŏm'ĭ-trē)
The measurement of minute objects with a micrometer.