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pi·co·me·ter (pm),

(pī'kō-mē'tĕr, pē'-),
One trillionth of a meter.
Synonym(s): bicron


(pm) (pī'kō-mē'tĕr)
One trillionth of a meter.
Synonym(s): bicron, picometre.


a unit of length, 10−12 meter. Abbreviated pm.
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