a former name for a millionth of a micron, that is, 10-12 meter.
   The name bicron was also used for this unit, which is now called the picometer (pm).

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • micromicron — MICROMICRÓN, micromicroni, s.m. (fiz.) A milioana parte dintr un micron. – Din fr. micromicron. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  micromicrón s. m., pl. micromicróni Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • micromicron — Former term for picometer …   Medical dictionary

  • micromicron — mi·cro·mì·cron s.m.inv. TS metrol. unità di misura di lunghezza corrispondente a un milionesimo di micron {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: comp. di micro e micron …   Dizionario italiano

  • micromicron — n. unit of length equal to one millionth of a micron …   English contemporary dictionary

  • micromicron — mi·cro·micron …   English syllables

  • micromicron — noun a metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter • Syn: ↑picometer, ↑picometre • Hypernyms: ↑metric linear unit • Part Holonyms: ↑angstrom, ↑angstrom unit, ↑A …   Useful english dictionary

  • Picometre — A picometre (American spelling: picometer, symbol pm) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one trillionth (1/1,000,000,000,000) of a metre, which is the current SI base unit of length. It can be written in scientific notation as 1… …   Wikipedia

  • μμ — micromicro ; micromicron …   Medical dictionary

  • µµ —    1. see micromicron    2. see bicron …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • bicron — (µµ)    an obsolete metric unit of distance, defined as 10 12 meter or 10 6 micron. This distance is now called a picometer (pm). The name is a reference to the double prefix in micromicron …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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