micromillimetre


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micromillimetre

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌmɪlɪmiːtə)
n
(Units) an obsolete word for nanometre
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Noun1.micromillimetre - a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms
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
micrometer, micron - a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter
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Trilling had Lewisohn in his sights when he stated that he knew of "no writer in English who has added a micromillimetre to his stature by 'realizing his Jewishness,' although I know of some who have curtailed their promise by trying to heighten their Jewish consciousness" (17).
I know of writers who have used their Jewish experience as the subject of excellent work; I know of no writer in English who has added a micromillimetre to his stature by 'realizing is Jewishness,' although I know of some who have curtailed their promise by trying to heighten their Jewish consciousness.
632) In 1944, he had written in Contemporary Record (a little-remembered journal): "I know of no writer in English who has added a micromillimetre to his status by `realizing his Jewishness," although I know of some who have curtailed their promise by trying to heighten their Jewish consciousness.