filar micrometer

noun

Medical Definition of filar micrometer

: an instrument for accurately measuring small distances or angles that usually consists of two parallel fine platinum wires mounted in the focal plane of a microscope or telescope with one wire being fixed and the other movable by means of a finely threaded screw

Learn More about filar micrometer

Share filar micrometer

Comments on filar micrometer

What made you want to look up filar micrometer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a flaw that causes the downfall of a hero

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Green Quiz

  • shamrock
  • What is the best definition of green-eyed monster?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!