AskDefine | Define micron

Dictionary Definition

micron n : a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter [syn: micrometer]

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  • /ˈmaɪkrɒn/


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  1. A measure of length; the thousandth part of one millimeter; the millionth part of a meter.

Derived terms


  • Webster 1913

Extensive Definition

Micron can refer to:
micron in Dutch: micron
micron in Korean: 마이크론
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