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1879, in the meaning defined above
New Latin, from Greek mikron, neuter of mikros small — more at micr-
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Micronesia, Federated States of
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“Micron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micron. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.
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— called also micrometer, mu
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