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mi·cron

also mi·kron  (mī′krŏn′)
n. pl. mi·crons or mi·cra (-krə) also mi·krons or mi·kra (-krə)
A unit of length equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a millimeter or one millionth (10-6) of a meter. Also called micrometer.

[From Greek mīkron, neuter of mīkros, small.]

micron

(ˈmaɪkrɒn)
n, pl -crons or -cra (-krə)
(Units) a unit of length equal to 10–6 metre. It is being replaced by the micrometre, the equivalent SI unit
[C19: New Latin, from Greek mikros small]

mi•cron

(ˈmaɪ krɒn)

n., pl. -crons.
the millionth part of a meter. Also called micrometer. Symbol: μ, mu
[1880–85; < Greek mīkrón a little, n. use of neuter singular of mīkrós small; see -on1]

mi·cron

(mī′krŏn′)

micron

(μm) A unit of length equal to 1⁄1000 (0.001) mm. Also called the micrometer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.micron - a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms
micromillimeter, micromillimetre, millimicron, nanometer, nanometre, nm - a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
millimeter, millimetre, mm - a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
Translations

micron

[ˈmaɪkrɒn] N (microns or micra (pl)) [ˈmaɪkrə]micrón m

micron

nMikron nt, → Mikrometer m or nt
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On September 2, we went to the Mikra Commonwealth War Cemetery, where a past director of nursing with the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, Marie Sheard, led a remembrance service.
The Even-Shoshan Dictionary (Hebrew-Hebrew) identifies the nshr with griffon vulture, as does the Daat Mikra.
As Hephaestus loosens the net binding the adulterous couple and they flee, laughing, Chapman remarks, "This is to ta mikra megalos, &c.
Fishbane, "Revelation and Tradition: Aspects of Inner-Biblical Exegesis," Journal of Biblical Literature 99 (1980) 343-61; Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel (Oxford: Clarendon, 1985); "Use, Authority, and Interpretation of Mikra at Qumran," in Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading, and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed.
A fuller presentation of what follows is to be found in Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Hakinui "Av Bashamayim" Besifrut Hazal, Iyunei Mikra Uprashanut 3 (Ramat-Gan: Bar Ilan University Press, 1993), pp.
Bark, thus, enters the text through reading practices that are resonant with the performative reading aloud in synagogue of Mikra (that aspect of Jewish ritual tradition most central to Rosenzweig) and which, yet, reinscribes the personal, individual reception emphasized especially in Protestant traditions of reading scripture.
Bdid, "Use, Authority and Exegesis of Mikra in the Samaritan Tradition," in Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed.
Firstly, we will commemorate the loss of the Marquette with a wreath at the site of the wreck, and again in Thessaloniki at Mikra Cemetery where nurse Mary Rogers of Akaroa is buried.
16) To judge by what has been transmitted, the heroic poems were concerned with three legendary cycles only: the Trojan cycle (Kypria, Ilias, Aithiopis, Ilias Mikra, Iliou Persis, Nostoi, Odysseia, Telegonia), the Theban cycle (Amphiaraou exelasis, Oidipodeia, Thebais, Epigonoi), and the Heracles cycle (Amphitryonos pros Teleboas mache, Oichalias halosis, Keykos gamos, Aigimios, Aspis, Herakleia).
Uriel Simon, Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies at Bar-Ilan University, masterfully addresses these and many other questions in this revised and expanded edition of the Hebrew original, which appeared as part of the series entitled Mikra Le-Yisra'el: A Bible Commentary for Israel, a scientific-historical commentary on the Tanakh.