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nanometer

 (nm) [nan´o-me″ter]
one billionth (10−9) of a meter.

na·nom·e·ter (nm),

(nă-nom'ĕ-tĕr),
One billionth of a meter (10-9 m).

nanometer

/nano·me·ter/ (nm) (nan´o-me″ter) one billionth (10−9) of a meter.

nanometer (nm)

[nan′əmē′tər]
Etymology: Gk, nanos + metron, measure
a unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter.

na·nom·e·ter

(nm) (nanŏ-mē-tĕr)
One billionth of a meter (10-9 m).
Synonym(s): nanometre.

nanometer (nm) (naˈ·n·mēˑ·ter),

n a metric unit of measure defined as one billionth of a meter (0.000000001 or 10).

na·nom·e·ter

(nm) (nanŏ-mē-tĕr)
One billionth of a meter (10-9 m).
Synonym(s): nanometre.

nanometer (nm) (nan´əmē´tər),

n a billionth of a meter (109 meter). This term is now preferred over millimicron.

nanometer

a unit of linear measure or wave length equal to one-thousand-millionth (10−9) of a meter; nm; millimicron.
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