Encyclopedia > Micrometer

  Article Content

Micrometer

A micrometer is a device for precisely measuring small distances or thicknesses. The precision is often achieved by a screw mechanism.
Micrometer is also the U.S. spelling of micrometre, a millionth of a metre or meter.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Holtsville, New York

... The racial makeup of the town is 94.37% White, 1.11% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.74% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.21% from other races, and 1.38% from ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 24.6 ms