microinch


microinch
(µin)
   a traditional unit of distance equal to 10-6 inch, 0.001 mil, or 25.4 nanometers (nm). The microinch is used rather widely to state the roughness of optical surfaces, precise tolerances in machining, and for other industrial purposes.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • microinch — noun Date: 1941 one millionth of an inch …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • microinch — /muy kroh inch /, n. a unit of length equal to one millionth of an inch. Symbol: µin [1940 45; MICRO + INCH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • microinch — noun A unit of measurement, the length of one one millionth of an inch, equivalent to 25.4 nanometers. Symbol: µin …   Wiktionary

  • microinch — n. unit of length that equals to one millionth of an inch, its symbol is µin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • microinch — mi·cro·inch …   English syllables

  • microinch — /ˈmaɪkroʊɪntʃ/ (say muykrohinch) noun a unit of length in the imperial system, equal to a millionth of an inch or 25.4 × 10 9 m. Symbol: μin …   Australian English dictionary

  • microinch — “+ˌ noun Etymology: micr + inch : a unit of length equal to one millionth of an inch * * * /muy kroh inch /, n. a unit of length equal to one millionth of an inch. Symbol: µin [1940 45; MICRO + INCH1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • μ in microinch — monoisonitrosoacetone …   Medical dictionary

  • μin — • microinch …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • SI prefix — SI prefixes in everyday use Text Symbol Factor tera T 1000000000000 giga G 1000000 …   Wikipedia


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