submicron

[suhb-mahy-kron]

adjective

(of particles) being less than a micron in overall dimensions.

Nearby words

  1. submersed,
  2. submersible,
  3. submersion,
  4. submetacentric,
  5. submetallic,
  6. submicroscopic,
  7. submillimeter,
  8. subminiature,
  9. subminiature camera,
  10. subminiaturize

Origin of submicron

First recorded in 1945–50; sub- + micron

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