Meaning of micrometer
Pronunciation: (mī-krom'i-tur), [key]
- any of various devices for measuring minute distances, angles, etc., as in connection with a telescope or microscope.
- Also calleda precision instrument with a spindle moved by a finely threaded screw, for the measurement of thicknesses and short lengths, commonly used by machinists for turning shafts or boring holes.
Pronunciation: (mī'krō-mē"tur), [key]
- micron (def. 1).
- micrometer (Thesaurus)