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mi·crom·e·ter 1

 (mī-krŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
A device for measuring very small distances, objects, or angles, especially one based on the rotation of a finely threaded screw.

mi·cro·me·ter 2

 (mī′krō-mē′tər)
n.
See micron.

micrometer

(maɪˈkrɒmɪtə)
n
1. (Tools) any of various instruments or devices for the accurate measurement of distances or angles
2. (Tools) Also called: micrometer gauge or micrometer calliper a type of gauge for the accurate measurement of small distances, thicknesses, diameters, etc. The gap between its measuring faces is adjusted by a fine screw, the rotation of the screw giving a sensitive measure of the distance moved by the face
miˈcrometry n
micrometric, ˌmicroˈmetrical adj

mi•crom•e•ter1

(maɪˈkrɒm ɪ tər)

n.
1. any of various devices for measuring minute distances, angles, etc., as in connection with a telescope or microscope.
2. Also called mike. a precision instrument with a spindle moved by a finely threaded screw, for the measurement of thicknesses and short lengths.
[1660–70]

mi•cro•me•ter2

(ˈmaɪ kroʊˌmi tər)

n.

mi·crom·e·ter 1

(mī-krŏm′ĭ-tər)
A device for measuring very small distances, angles, or objects.

mi·cro·me·ter 2

(mī′krō-mē′tər)
A unit of length in the metric system equal to one millionth (10-6) of a meter. Also called micron.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.micrometer - 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
2.micrometer - caliper for measuring small distancesmicrometer - caliper for measuring small distances
caliper, calliper - an instrument for measuring the distance between two points (often used in the plural)
Translations

micrometer

[maɪˈkrɒmɪtəʳ] Nmicrómetro m

micrometer

[maɪˈkrɒmɪtər] npalmer m, micromètre mmicro-organism microorganism [ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɔːrgənɪzəm] nmicro-organisme m

micrometer

[maɪˈkrɒmɪtəʳ] nmicrometro, palmer m inv

mi·cro·me·ter

n. micrómetro, instrumento para medir distancias cortas.