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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A unit used to express the length of light waves; one tenth of a millimicron.

Usage examples (38)
  • The mesh has to be optically fine, on the order of angstroms.
  • So the carbon bonds in graphene are only 1.4 angstroms apart.
  • Following in his footsteps, I lost all respect for angstroms.
  • The data read-out on the machine showed tolerances measured in angstroms. for more
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