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nanometer

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noun nano·me·ter \ˈna-nə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of nanometer

  1. :  one billionth of a meter



Origin and Etymology of nanometer

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

nanometer

noun nano·me·ter

Medical Definition of nanometer

  1. :  one billionth of a meter—abbreviation nanometer



Variants of nanometer

or chiefly British

nanometre

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