how to pronounce micrometer


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micrometer is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of micrometer in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… called the beauty micrometer its purpose …”

meanings of micrometer


  1. An SI/MKS unit of measure, the length of one millionth of a meter. Symbols: µm, um, rm.
  2. A device used to measure distance very precisely but within a limited range, especially depth, thickness, and diameter.

micrometer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word micrometer occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics micrometer can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that micrometer can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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