Filar micrometer

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See also: Micrometer

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Standard measurements were taken on parts on the slides, utilizing a filar micrometer, with a measuring unit of 136 microns for wings and 53 microns for other parts.
Although many of their measurements were of the already well-studied Galilean satellites, they also hoped to lay the wires of their filar micrometer on little Amalthea, the fifth satellite of Jupiter, which had been discovered visually by E.
In the Acknowledgments section at the end of the article, we thanked 'Araneus diadematus for...improvements to the filar micrometer', an acknowledgment that drew no comment (nor need it have done) from referee or editor.