Is the micron a metric measure or english???

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Is the micron a metric measure or english???

Postby timmiG » Sun Mar 21, 2004 10:28 am

Just wondering if its 1 millionth of a foot, inch or meter??
thanks
TG
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Postby shill » Mon Mar 22, 2004 7:56 am

A micron is 1 millionth of a metre (10^-6 m). The proper term is now "micrometre" (μm).
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