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nanometer

noun nano·me·ter \ˈna-nə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of NANOMETER

:  one billionth of a meter

Origin of NANOMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1963

nanometer

noun nano·me·ter   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NANOMETER

:  one billionth of a meter—abbreviation nanometer

Variants of NANOMETER

nano·me·ter or chiefly British nano·me·tre \ˈnan-ə-ˌmēt-ər\

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