Meaning of MICRON in English

MICRON

mi ‧ crom ‧ e ‧ tre BrE AmE British English , micrometer American English /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmiːtə $ -kroʊˌmiːtər/ ( also mi‧cron /ˈmaɪkrɒn $ -krɑːn/) noun [countable]

[ Date: 1800-1900 ; Language: Modern Latin ; Origin: Greek , from mikros 'small' ]

a unit for measuring length. There are one million micrometres in one metre.

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