millimicron

millimicron

[mil-uh-mahy-kron]
noun, plural millimicrons, millimicra [mil-uh-mahy-kruh] .
a unit of length equal to one thousandth of a micron; one-billionth of a meter. Symbol:
Compare nanometer.


Origin:
1900–05; milli- + micron

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millimicron (ˈmɪlɪˌmaɪkrɒn)
 
n
an obsolete name for a nanometre; one millionth of a millimetre

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millimicron mil·li·mi·cron (mĭl'ə-mī'krŏn)
n.

Abbr. A unit of length that is equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a micrometer or one billionth (10-9) of a meter; nanometer.

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