angstrom

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a unit of measurement used especially for wavelengths of light and equal to one ten billionth of a metre

Computing

  • noun a unit of measurement equal to one thousand millionth of a metre.
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Electronics

  • Its symbol is Å. A unit of length equivalent to 10-10 m, or one-tenth of a nanometer. Utilized to measure extremely short waves, atomic and molecular distances and dimensions, and very short length intervals in general.
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