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Definition of the noun micron

What does micron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: microns / micra (less preferred form)

  1. a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter


Micron a.k.a. Micron Technology, Inc. is an American multinational corporation based in Boise, Idaho, best known for producing many forms of semiconductor devices. This includes DRAM, SDRAM, flash memory, and SSDs. Its consumer products are marketed under the brands Crucial Technology and Lexar. Micron and Intel together created IM Flash Technologies, which produces NAND flash memory. Micron was named one of Thomson Reuters top 100 global innovators in 2012 and 2013. Micron Technology is also ranked among the Top 5 Semiconductor producing companies in the world. As of January 2014, its market capitalization was $26 billion.


Micron is a superhero who has appeared in animated series based on DC Comics. He was voiced by Wayne Brady.


  1. Micron produced ice hockey equipment in the 1980s and were based in Canada. The company was eventually purchased by Bauer Hockey in 1994.
  2. Micron is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of microscopy. It was established in 1969 and is published by Elsevier.
  3. Micron: A unit of length in metric system equal to 10E-6 meter, or micrometer.

Phrases with Micron

  1. Nirma Micron
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  5. Idonauton Micron
  6. Spongilla Micron
  7. Cyathopoma Micron
  8. Epidendrum Micron
  9. Monomorium micron
  10. Pyramimonas micron
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  12. Cretobraconus Micron
  13. Species Nirma Micron
  14. Species Bellamya Micron
  15. Species Dicoides Micron
  16. Species Idonauton Micron
  17. Species Spongilla Micron
  18. Species Cyathopoma Micron
  19. species Monomorium micron
  20. Staurastrum Micron Micron

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Google previewCertain Anti-Theft Deactivatable Resonant Tags and Components Thereof, Inv. 337-TA-347

micron (a micron is a unit of length equal to one-millionth of a meter see McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms hth Ed. at 1190); that the polymeric films that are used, e.g. ...

Google previewFluorinated Coatings and Finishes Handbook (2015)

The Definitive User's Guide by Laurence W. McKeen

There is often confusion between mesh and microns, the most common measures applied to filters or sieves. Mesh numbers and microns are two very different measures, but they are related. A micron is a unit of measurement and it is the size ...

Google previewHow Evolution Is Scientific

by Shane Killian

A micron is a millionth ofa meter, so .5 microns is 5 ten-millionths ofa meter. Many bacteria are larger by an order of magnitude. 2 Some bacteria have generation times of 15 minutes or less. 1 What You Aren't Being Told About Astronomy: ...

Google previewIntelligent Computing Theories and Application (2017)

13th International Conference, ICIC 2017, Liverpool, UK, August 7-10, 2017, Proceedings by De-Shuang Huang, Kang-Hyun Jo, Juan Carlos Figueroa-García

Micron is a small positive number to regulate learning rate by hessian matrix. Typically, micron is between zero and one. 3.3 MLKNN MLKNN is a multi-label classifier, which uses the k-nearest neighbor algorithm to collect the category tag ...

Google previewCreating Life in the Lab (2011)

How New Discoveries in Synthetic Biology Make a Case for the Creator by Fazale Rana

(A micron is a millionth of a meter.) Unicellular protists and multicellular fungi, plants, and animals are examples of eukaryotic organisms. Prokaryotic cells are typically about 1 micron in diameter. These cells appear to be much simpler than ...

Google previewPhysics for CXC (1999)

by John Avison

For example the gap between the magnetic poles must be only a few microns wide (a micron is a micrometre, or millionth of a metre). The sides of the gap must be parallel and exactly vertical.

Google previewToday’s Technician: Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning (2008)

by Mark Schnubel

A micron is a unit of linear measurement equal to 1⁄25,400 or an inch. ❏ Ambient temperature ❏ Internal restrictions within the system (Schrader valves and metering device) ❏ External restrictions (between the system and vacuum pump) ...

Google previewPhilosophical Magazine (1892)

f The micron is a measure that has come of late years into general use among microscopists. It is the thousandth of a millimetre, which ...

Google previewHandbook of Surfaces and Interfaces of Materials, Five-Volume Set (2001)

by Hari Singh Nalwa

time for transition -metal ferromagnetic film elements is a few nanoseconds, and the write current for an element with dimensions smaller than a micron is a few milliamperes.

Google previewAirliner Cabin Air Quality (1994)

Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session, May 18, 1994 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Aviation

A micron is an extremely small unit of measurement. The question is, A, is that size adequate and, B, are the filter exchange requirements sufficient; that is, are filters being changed often enough on-board aircraft to remove—to be sure that ...

Google previewThe London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science (1892)

f The micron is a measure that has come of late years ...

Google previewBasic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (2005)

by Ananthanarayanan

correctly, the smaller unit 'micron' is used. A micron is a millionth part of a metre which in turn is equal to 1000 mm.

Google previewNetwork Dictionary (2007)

by Javvin Www Networkdictionary Com, Jielin Dong

Micron. Hardware Micron is a unit of length measurement that is equal to ...

Google previewBoogarLists | Directory of Semiconductor Manufacturers

Micron is an innovator and industry leader, developing groundbreaking technologies and delivering products that optimize performance. They're also a partner with other manufacturers and enablers, making it easier for tjeor customers to try ...

Google previewChemist and Druggist (1898)

The Newsweekly for Pharmacy

A micron is the millionth part of a metre (= the thousandth part of a millimetre). This term has been officially adopted to represent that measure by the International Commission of Weights and Measures. 127/47. Student.—The publishers of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1997)

Volume 60 - Uranium Mill Tailing Reclamation in the U.S. and Canada to Vacuum System Design by John J. McKetta Jr

micron = 0.001 torr. t Based on intercooled design that uses gas admitted to a trapped discharge pocket ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Units (2012)

Including dimensionless numbers and scales by H. G. Jerrard

Micron u (length) A unit of length equal to 107° ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Metric and Other Useful Measures (1891)

by Latimer Clark

metre, or a sixth—metre* - = 1 micron. MICROMILLIMETRE (pp) = one-millionth of a millimetre, or a ninth-metre * = 1— 666 micron.

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

ENTEROCCE'LIC US, (micron, and "the, ' the abdomen.') Relating to the cavity of the abdomen.

Google previewDictionary of Industrial Terms (2013)

by Michael D. Holloway, Chikezie Nwaoha

Paint and Coatings Micrometre: See Micron. Lubrication Micrometre (pm): See Micron. OilAnalysis MicroMonitor: A device that monitors three conditions vital to processor-controlled systems: power supply, software execution, and external ...

Google previewPolymer Technology Dictionary (2012)

by A. Whelan

See micron. micromixing Fine mixing achieved in a reaction injection moulding ( RIM) process. Also known as reaction micromixing. Impingement of the reactants brings them into close proximity: this is then followed by micromixing and ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Environmental Science (2007)

by Bruce C. Wyman, L. Harold Stevenson

See particulate matter, 10-micron diameter; particulate matter, 2.5-micron diameter; particulate organic matter; particulate phosphate. particulate matter, 10- micron diameter (PM10) Airborne particles with diameter equal to or smaller than 10 ...

Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin Weik

micron (um or u) devices such that (a) a large number of circuit elements, such as transistors, diodes, resistors, capacitors, inductors, storage elements, and combinational circuits, are contained in extremely small packages, (b) equipment ...

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Micron Meaning

Video shows what micron means. A unit of length; the thousandth part of one millimeter; the millionth part of a meter.. micron synonyms: micrometre, micrometer.

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Small bodies, about half a micron in diameter, and later referred to under the name of 'mitochondria' were detected under the light microscope as early as 1894. (Albert Claude)
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