Meaning of “micrometer” in the English Dictionary

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"micrometer" in British English

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micrometernoun [ C ]

uk /maɪˈkrɒm.ɪ.tər/ us /maɪˈkrɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/

a device used for making very exact measurements or for measuring very small things

(Definition of “micrometer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"micrometer" in American English

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micrometernoun [ C ]

/ˈmɑɪ·kroʊˌmi·t̬ər/ also micron, /ˈmɑɪ·krɑn/ , symbol µm

science a unit of measurement of distance equal to 0.000001 meter

(Definition of “micrometer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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