Question by  rose56 (36)

How much is one micrometer in terms of more familiar measurements (like inch, foot, etc.)?

I need to understand how big (or small) a micrometer is.


Answer by  Tellara (95)

A micrometer is very small. It is defined as one millionth of a meter. There are 25,400 micrometers in an inch. A micrometer is also known as a micron.


Answer by  JRae (128)

There are one thousand micrometers in a millimeter, and 25.4 millimeters in an inch. A micrometer is smaller than the width of a strand of hair.

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