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Noun: micrometre  'mI-krow,mee-tu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: micrometer)
  1. A metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
    - micron, micrometer[2] [US]

Derived forms: micrometres

Type of: metric linear unit

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

Encyclopedia: Micrometre