Micrometre

one millionth of a metre
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A micrometre (the American spelling is micrometer; symbol is ┬Ám) is a unit of length in the SI measurement system. It can also be called a micron. It is one millionth of a metre. A micrometre is often used as a measurement for small things like bacteria. Like the Angstrom it is used for radiation in or near the visible spectrum.