fermi

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noun fer·mi \ˈfer-(ˌ)mē, ˈfər-\

Definition of fermi

  1. :  a former SI unit of length equal to 10−15 centimeters :  femtometer

Origin and Etymology of fermi

Enrico Fermi


First Known Use: 1955


Fermi

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biographical name Fer·mi \ˈfer-(ˌ)mē\

Definition of Fermi

  1. Enrico 1901–1954 American (Italian-born) physicist

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