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." (Quoted in Mark Krupnick's Lionel Trilling and the Fate of Cultural Criticism, Northwestern University Press, 1986, pp.