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A micrometre (American: micrometer), symbol m is an SI unit of length that is defined as one millionth of a metre (or 1×10-6m). is the Greek letter mu.

A synonym is micron, an old, non-SI name for the micrometre. The name micron, and its symbol , although officially discouraged, are still sometimes used in science and electronics.

For a list of objects on the order of one to a 10 micrometers, see 1 E-6 m.

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