micrometry

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mi·crom·e·try

 (mī-krŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
Measurement of minute objects with a micrometer.

mi′cro·met′ric (mī′krō-mĕt′rĭk), mi′cro·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
mi′cro·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

mi•crom•e•try

(maɪˈkrɒm ɪ tri)

n.
the act or method of taking measurements with a micrometer.
[1850–55]
mi•cro•met•ri•cal (ˌmaɪ kroʊˈmɛ trɪ kəl) mi`cro•met′ric, adj.
mi`cro•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.
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Noun1.micrometry - measuring with a micrometer
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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Later he made micrometrical observations of comets and double stars with the 15-inch refractor in order to determine their orbits.
Whether Hill himself conducted micrometrical measurements is uncertain, but from the wording of the dedication we can safely suppose his outlook and mode of working were shaped by contact with Neate.
The workings are regulated by a so-called 'swan's neck' device allowing for micrometrical adjustment of the active length of the spring.