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submillimeter

[suhb-mil-uh-mee-ter] /sʌbˈmɪl əˌmi tər/
adjective
1.
less than a millimeter in size:
a submillimeter wave.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; sub- + millimeter
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  • It's necessary to monitor the brain's electrophysiology, and millimeter or submillimeter precision is key.
  • On the moon, interferometry could also be applied to the submillimeter spectrum, halfway between radio and infrared wavelengths.
  • The place of radio, millimeter, and submillimeter astronomy the study of astronomy.
  • The camera took images of the nebula in submillimeter light, a wavelength that cold dust emits when dim starlight strikes it.

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