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millimicron

[ mil-uh-mahy-kron ]
/ 藞m瑟l 蓹藢ma瑟 kr蓲n /
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noun, plural mil路li路mi路crons, mil路li路mi路cra [mil-uh-mahy-kruh]. /藞m瑟l 蓹藢ma瑟 kr蓹/.
a unit of length equal to one thousandth of a micron; one-billionth of a meter. Symbol: m渭
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Origin of millimicron

First recorded in 1900鈥05; milli- + micron
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British Dictionary definitions for millimicron

millimicron
/ (藞m瑟l瑟藢ma瑟kr蓲n) /

noun
an obsolete name for a nanometre; one millionth of a millimetre
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Medical definitions for millimicron

millimicron
[ m沫l蓹-m墨鈥瞜r艔n ]

n.
A unit of length that is equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a micrometer or one billionth (10-9) of a meter; nanometer.
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