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mi·cron (μ),

Former term for micrometer.
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A unit of length equal to 10–6 m.
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Former term for the measurement now termed a micrometer.
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An SI unit of length equal to one millionth of a metre (10−6 m). Symbol: μm. Syn. micron (obsolete term). See nanometre.
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(mcm) (mīkrō-mētĕr, mī-kromĕ-tĕr)
1. One millionth of a meter; formerly called a micron.
2. A device for measuring various objects in an accurate and precise manner.
3. In medicine and biology, the term is usually used with reference to a glass slide or lens that is accurately marked for measuring microscopic forms.
Synonym(s): micrometre.
[micro- + G. metron, measure]
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Dirksen, "The Old Testament Peshitta," Mikra 261-97; Yeshayahu Maori, "The Peshitta Version of the Pentateuch in its Relation to the Sources of Jewish Exegesis" (Ph.D.
Da'at Mikra: Leviticus Modern Rabbinic Commentary Vol.
(16) To judge by what has been transmitted, the heroic poems were concerned with three legendary cycles only: the Trojan cycle (Kypria, Ilias, Aithiopis, Ilias Mikra, Iliou Persis, Nostoi, Odysseia, Telegonia), the Theban cycle (Amphiaraou exelasis, Oidipodeia, Thebais, Epigonoi), and the Heracles cycle (Amphitryonos pros Teleboas mache, Oichalias halosis, Keykos gamos, Aigimios, Aspis, Herakleia).
Mulder (ed.), Mikra (Assen: van Gorcum; Philadelphia: Fortress, 1988), 234-37.
But Nechama Leibowitz and Amos Chacham in Da'at Mikra al Shemot (Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook, 1987) p.
On other, equally negative renderings of Nimrod's epithet, see Abraham Tal, "The Samaritan Targum of the Pentateuch," in Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed.
The proposed itinerary includes the Greek island of Lemnos where thousands of wounded and sick Allied soldiers were treated, many by the Australian Military Hospital operating on Lemnos between 1915 and 1916; the site of the wreck of the troop ship the Marquette New Zealand's military hospital, which was on board the ship, was en route to Solonika when the ship was torpedoed on October 23,1915; the Mikra British Cemetery in Thessaloniki, where the 10 New Zealand sisters who died when the Marquette sank are commemorated; and Anzac Cove on the Gallipoli Peninsula.
Here, "Israel sinned" translates into the halakhic principle that "one cannot base legal arguments on the text of Scripture, alone," into the hermeneutical principle that, although "no (scriptural) text can be deprived of its peshat" (eyn mikra yotse mide peshuto), nonetheless the scriptural text must be read critically if it is to bear its meaning for the religious Jew.
Kasher, |The Interpretation of Scripture in Rabbinic Literature', in Mikra (Compendia rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum ii.
Boleh, Da'at Mikra: Jeremiah (Hebrew) (Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook, 1983).
Earle Ellis, "Biblical Interpretation in the New Testament Church," in Mikra, edited by Martin Jan Mulder (Assen: Van Gorcum, 1988), pp.