micron

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noun mi·cron \ˈmī-ˌkrän\

Origin and Etymology of micron

New Latin, from Greek mikron, neuter of mikros small — more at micr-


First Known Use: 1885


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micron

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noun mi·cron \ˈmī-ˌkrän\

Medical Definition of micron

  1. :  a unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter—called also micrometer, mu


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