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A unit of length equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a micrometer or one billionth (10-9) of a meter.


(Units) an obsolete name for nanometre


(ˈnæn əˌmi tər, ˈneɪ nə-)

a unit of measure equal to one billionth of a meter. Abbr.: nm
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Noun1.millimicron - a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms
A, angstrom, angstrom unit - a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
micrometer, micron - a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
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These and our previously announced MMU grants are being used to significantly accelerate acceptance and adoption of mobile money services for base of the pyramid customers globally," said Gavin Krugel, Director GSMA.