Adjective "Micron" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Micron


    Definition:

    1. Also called micrometer. the millionth part of a meter. Symbol:μ, mu.

    2. Physical Chemistry. a colloidal particle whose diameter is between 0.2 and 10 microns.

    3. Physics. a very small unit of pressure, equal to that exerted by a column of mercury 1μ high.

    Examples:

    "dearers can be micron."