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## angstrom

(Å) [ang´strom]a unit of length used for atomic dimensions and light wavelengths; it is nominally equivalent to 10

^{−10}meter.## Ǻ

Symbol for angstrom.

## Ǻng·ström

(ang'strŏm),Anders J., Swedish physicist, 1814-1874. See: angstrom,

**Ǻngström law**, angstrom unit,**Ǻngström scale**.## ang·strom (Ǻ),

(ang'strŏm),A unit of wavelength, 10

^{-10}m, roughly the diameter of an atom; equivalent to 0.1 nm. [A.J. Ǻngström]

## angstrom

/ang·strom/ (Å) (ang´strom) a unit of length used for atomic dimensions and light wavelengths; it is nominally equivalent to 10−10 meter.## angstrom (Å)

[ang′strəm]

Etymology: Anders Jonas Angström, Swedish physicist, 1814-1874

a unit of measure of length equal to 0.1 nanometer (1/10,000,000,000 meter), or 10

^{-10}meter. Also called angstrom unit.## Å

symbol for angstrom.

## angström

A non-SI (International System) unit of length equal to 10-8 cm, or 10-10 m, which was formerly used to measure molecules.## Å

Abbreviation for

**angstrom;**Ångström unit.## ang·strom

**(Å)**(eng'strŏm)

A unit of wavelength, 10

^{-10}m, roughly the diameter of an atom; equivalent to 0.1 nm.[A.J. Ångström]

## angstrom or angstrom unit (Å or A)

a measurement of length, equal to one ten thousandth of a MICRON. Nowadays, objects of such size are measured in nanometres (10-9m), where 1Å = 0.1 nm.## Ångström,

Anders J., Swedish physicist, 1814-1874.**ångström**- a unit of wavelength, 10

^{-10}m, roughly the diameter of an atom; equivalent to 0.1 nm. Synonym(s): Ångström unit

**Ångström law**- a substance absorbs light of the same wavelength as it emits when luminous.

**Ångström scale**- a table of wavelengths of a large number of light rays corresponding to as many Fraunhofer lines in the spectrum.

**Ångström unit**- Synonym(s): ångström

## Å

Abbreviation for Ångström.

## Ångström

**(Å)**(angstrŏm)

A unit of wavelength, 10

^{-10}m, equivalent to 0.1 nm.[Anders J.

*Ångström*, Swedish physicist]## angstrom (Å) unit (ang´strəm),

*n*See unit, angstrom.

## angstrom

a nonsystematic unit of length equal to 10

^{−10}meter or 0.1 nanometer; symbol Å.Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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