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Noun: micrometer  mI'kró-mi-tu(r) or 'mI-kro,mee-tu(r)
  1. Caliper for measuring small distances
    - micrometer gauge, micrometer caliper
Noun: micrometer[2]  'mI-krow,mee-tu(r)
Usage: US
  1. A metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
    - micron, micrometre [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: micrometers

Type of: caliper, calliper, metric linear unit

Part of: millimeter [US], millimetre [Brit, Cdn], mm

Encyclopedia: Micrometer