The measurement of very small objects using a micrometer
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  • Micrometry — Mi*crom e*try, n. The art of measuring with a micrometer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • micrometry — [mī kräm′ə trē] n. measurement with micrometers …   English World dictionary

  • micrometry — noun measuring with a micrometer • Hypernyms: ↑measurement, ↑measuring, ↑measure, ↑mensuration * * * mīˈkrämə.trē, ri noun ( es) Etymology: Internationa …   Useful english dictionary

  • micrometry — micrometrical /muy kroh me tri keuhl/, micrometric, adj. micrometrically, adv. /muy krom i tree/, n. the act or process of taking measurements with a micrometer. [1850 55; MICRO + METRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • micrometry — Measurement of objects with some type of micrometer and a microscope. * * * mi·crom·e·try mī kräm ə trē n, pl tries measurement with a micrometer * * * mi·crom·e·try (mi kromґə tre) the measurement of microscopic objects …   Medical dictionary

  • micrometry — n. practice of measuring with a micrometer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • micrometry — mi·crom·e·try …   English syllables

  • micrometry — mi•crom•e•try [[t]maɪˈkrɒm ɪ tri[/t]] n. wam the act or method of taking measurements with a micrometer • Etymology: 1850–55 mi•cro•met•ri•cal ˌmaɪ kroʊˈmɛ trɪ kəl mi cro•met′ric, adj. mi cro•met′ri•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • micrometry — /maɪˈkrɒmətri/ (say muy kromuhtree) noun the method or art of measuring with a micrometer …   Australian English dictionary

  • micrometer — n. a gauge for accurately measuring small distances, thicknesses, etc. Derivatives: micrometry n. * * * noun 1. a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter • Syn: ↑micron • Hypernyms: ↑metric linear unit • Part Holonyms: ↑millimeter …   Useful english dictionary

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