metric linear unit
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|Noun||1.||metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms|
metric unit, metric - a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric"
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
micromillimeter, micromillimetre, millimicron, nanometer, nanometre, nm - a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
m, meter, metre - the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)