micrometer definition

  • noun:
    • a computer device for measuring very small distances, items, or perspectives, particularly one based on the rotation of a finely threaded screw, such as relation to a microscope.
    • A unit of length add up to one thousandth (10-3) of a millimeter or one millionth (10-6)of a meter.
    • An SI/MKS device of measure, the length of one one-millionth of a meter. Symbols: ┬Ám, um, rm
    • A device accustomed determine distance really precisely but within a finite range, particularly level, thickness, and diameter.
    • a musical instrument, used with a telescope or microscope, for measuring minute distances, and/or obvious diameters of things which subtend small sides. The measurement offered directly usually regarding the picture of object formed in the focus associated with the object-glass.
    • a musical instrument for measuring microscopic lengths and perspectives.
    • a metric device of length add up to one millionth of a meter
    • caliper for measuring small distances

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