Definitions for **"Nanometer"**

A metric unit of measure. Approximately 25.4 million nanometers equal one inch. nanoparticle - Small clusters of atoms about 1 to 100 nanometers long.

a billionth of a meter or 10-9 meters, used to measure the wavelength of light or the geometry of optical discs. For example DVD s are read using a laser with wavelength of 650 nm and minimum pit length is 400 nm.

Unit of measurement of light wavelength. A nanometer is one millionth of a millimeter.

One thousandth of one micrometer or 0.0394 microinches. Equivalent to 10 Angstroms (Å).

Equal to 0.000000001 meters (formerly millimicron), or 0.03937 microinch.

A unit of length equal to 10-9 meter.

One trillionth of a metre, or 10-9 (abbreviated hm); a unit used to measure viruses or individual features of microbial cells.

A unit of measure equal to 10 -9 (one billionth) meter. Used to measure the wavelength of light.

A unit of length equal to one-millionth of a millimeter. Visible light wavelengths are measured in nanometers.

Abbreviation is nm. 10 to the -9 power meters. The term nanometer has replaced the term millimicron that was used before 1967.

a metric unit of distance equal to 10-9 meter. Introduced in 1951, the nanometer replaced the millimicron. One nanometer equals 0.001 micrometer or 10 angstroms.

0.000000001 meter. Often used as the unit for wavelength in the EM spectrum.

This is the unit used to measure the length of wavelengths of solar radiation, including the shortest wavelengths - ultraviolet rays - which are responsible for sunburn, photoaging and certain kinds of cancer.

Unit of length equal to a 10-9 meter, or one millionth of a millimeter. Wavelengths are measured in nanometers.

Unit of length commonly used to measure molecules and cell organelles. 1 nm = 1E-3 µm = 1E-9 m.

(nm) A unit of length, equal to 10-9 meters, and equal to 10 Å ( Angstroms).

Unit of measurement used to define the wavelength of light. Equal to 109 meters.

a billionth of a meter, about a billionth of a yard

a billionth of a meter, a length that is just over the diameter of many atoms

a billionth of a meter, and a nano machine would be a thousand times smaller than the thickness of a human hair

a billionth of a meter and by creating smaller technology, more circuits can fit on a single wafer

a billionth of a meter and is the space between transistors in a chip

a billionth of a meter, approximately three times the diameter of a silicon atom

a measurement for nanotechnology

a measurement of the size of transistors and other parts that are etched onto chips

a millionth of a millimeter, and chip production technology is measured by the size of the smallest feature it can support

a millionth of a millimeter and the measurement refers to the size of the smallest feature on a chip's surface

Unit of length equal to 10- or 1/1,000,000,000 meter. Often referred to when measuring light waves.

000 000 001 meter, nm is used as a scale to measure electromagnetic wave lengths of light: Color and light spectrums are expressed in nanometers (nm).

A bar code verification term. Unit of measure used to define the wavelength of light.

Unit of length in the metric system equal to 10 meter. Usually used in the measurement of vacuum ultraviolet to near-infrared wavelengths of light. One nm = 10 angstroms.

a unit of length equal to 1/1000 of a micron. A micron equals 1/1000 of a millimeter.

1/1,000,000,000 of a meter Also 10 Angstroms. The diameter of a fine human hair is approximately 50,000 nanometers. The diameter of an atom is approximately 0.2 - 0.4 nanometers.

Measurement equal to one-billionth of a meter. The shorter wavelength thinner beam red laser incorporated in DVD players measures 650 nanometers compared to 780 nanometers for a conventional CD player laser.

This is one billionth of a meter or 1/1000000000 meters. See also Micron.

10-9 meter. Often used as the unit for wavelength in the EM spectrum.

the unit equal to one-billionth of a meter, frequently used to measure wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation in the solar spectrum. Nitrogen fixation - the process by which microorganisms convert atmospheric nitrogen into forms such as ammonia (NH3 ) which can be used by plants.

A unit of measurement of the wavelengths in the light spectrum.

A unit of wavelength equal to 10-9 meter.

One billionth of a meter; approximately the length of three to six atoms placed side-by-side, or the width of a single strand of DNA; the thickness of a human hair is between 50,000 and 100,000 nanometers.

a distance of one billionth of a meter. The nanometer, or nm, is a common unit used to describe wavelengths of light or other electromagnetic radiation such as UV. For example, green light has wavelengths of about 500-550 nm, while violet light has wavelengths of about 400-450 nm. One billionth is a tiny number. One foot is about one billionth the distance of 48 round-trips between Los Angeles and Washington, DC.

A unit of measure used to measure the wavelength of light (meaning one one-billilonth of a meter)

One billionth (10) of a meter. The most common unit used for characterizing the wavelength of light in visual science.

A nanometer (nm) is one-billionth of a meter.

A nanometer is a unit of distance one one-billionth of a meter long. There are one million nanometers in a millimeter, and about twenty-five million nanometers in every inch. There are half a million of the pictured stripes in an inch. It's a stunningly small unit of length, which is why the concept of engineering on that scale has met with some skepticism. But nanotechnology isn't just a dream of science fiction writers; it's an object of very real research by ever-increasing numbers of scientists.

One billionth (exponential form: 10-9) of a meter. A unit used to measure subatomic (objects that are smaller then atoms) objects.

A unit of measure that equals 1/1,000,000,000 meter, often used to measure the wavelength of light. 1000 nanometers = 1 micron.

one-billionth of a meter, or 10 Angstroms

The nanometer (one-billionth of a meter) is the measurement unit for peak wavelength. Visible light falls in the range of 380 to 700nm.

one-billionth of a meter, and is derived from the Greek word for dwarf, "nano."

A nanometer is one billionth of a meter (10-9).

A unit in which wavelengths of light and other radiant energy are expressed. One nanometer is one billionth of a meter.

A nanometer is a unit of spatial measurement that is 10-9 meter, or one billionth of a meter. It is commonly used in nanotechnology, the building of extremely small machines.

One millionth of a meter. This is the usual unit used in describing wavelengths of ultraviolet radiation.

a unit of measure. One nanometer corresponds to a length which is one-billionth of a meter, or about one ten-thousandth the diameter of a human hair.

1 thousandth of a micron or micrometer.

A unit of wavelength (when applied to light) of 10 X-9 meters (1 billionth of a meter).

One billionth of a meter or 1/1,000,000,000 meters. See also Micron.

Measure of length, equal to 1x10-9 meters

one billionth of a meter; used in the measurement of the wavelength of light.

A unit of measure to define the wavelength and color of light equal to 10 to the minus 9 meters. One nanometer is equivalent to 10 angstroms. The abbreviation for nanometer is nm.

A unit of measure equal to 1/1 000 000 000 (one-billionth) of a meter.

A unit of measurement equal to one billionth of a meter; 10^-9 meters. Typically used to express the wavelength of light, e.g., 1300 nm.

millimicron; one billionth of a meter

Preferred nomenclature for describing measurement of wavelengths of light. One nanometer equals 1x10 millimeter. The abbreviation is nm.

A unit of length, one billionth of a metre or 1 x 10-9 m. Also known as a millimicron.

Unit of length (distance). One nanometer (abbreviated as nm) is a millionth of a millimeter (10-9 meter).

n. A unit of measure; one millionth (10-9) of a meter.

A nanometer is a billionth of a meter, which is about a hundred-thousandth of the diameter of a human hair, or 10 times the diameter of a hydrogen atom. Anything smaller than 100 nanometers is considered to be nanoscale.

One billionth of a meter, ie, 1*10^10 m.

A unit of measurement equal to one-billionth of one meter. The head of a pin is about 1 million nanometers across. A human hair is about 60,000 nanometers in diameter, and a DNA molecule is between 2-12 nanometers wide.

A nanometer is a measure of length. 1 nm = 0.000000001 meter (1 billionth of a meter). http://www.intel.com/technology/silicon/sp/glossary.htm

Unit of measure used to define the wavelength of light. Equal to 10-9 meter.

One one-thousandth of a micrometer.

One - billionth of a meter (10-9 meter).

A nanometer is unit of measure equal to 10 angstroms, which is one billionth (1 x 10-9) of a meter.

(nm): Unit of length used to measure wavelength of light. One billionth of one meter.

One billionth of a meter (10 meters). One millionth of a mm. One 1,000th of a micrometer. The root 'nano' means one billionth.

One billionth of a meter, approximately 250 millionths of an inch

A unit of measurement that is one billionth (10 -9 ) of a meter.

Unit of measurement defined as 1 x 10â€“9 meter and represented by the abbreviation nm.

(nm ) A unit of measurement equal to one billionth of a meter.

Unit used for measurement, equivalent to 10-9 meters or one-billionth of a meter; abbreviation nm.

a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter. Also known as millimicron.

One billionth of one meter, 1x10 meter.

One billionth of a meter. (1.00 X 10^-9 m)

Unit of measurement, abbreviated as nm. Statistically, it is One billionth of a meter. For Eg: The influenza A virus, in its spherical form, is about 120 nm.

0.000000001 of a meter; common unit of wavelength measurement for light.

A unit of distance that is one billionth of a meter (10-9 m).

The measurement of wavelengths. Unit of length equal to 109 meters, or one millionth of a millimeter.

A billionth of a meter, about the size of 10 hydrogen atoms side by side.

a very tiny distance equal to one-billionth of a meter (0.000000001 meter).

One billionth of a meter. Unit to measure the wavelength of UV radiation and light.

A millionth of a millimeter (nm): roughly the size of a typical medium-sized molecule.

Unit of length used to specify the wavelength of light energy. 1nm = 0.000000001 meter. 1nm = 10 Angstroms. 1nm = 0.001 microns. Some typical wavelengths: red LEDs are 650 nm, green LEDs are 560 nm, infrared LEDs are 880 or 940 nm.

Abbreviated "nm", a unit of length equal to one thousandth of a micrometer. Often used to express the wavelength of ultraviolet light and the colors of visible light in colorimetric analytical procedures.

A billionth of a meter. Wavelength of light is measured in nanometers.

A unit of distance equaling one bilionth of a meter. 1 nm = 0.000,000,001 m.

A unit of length; this measurement is equal to one-billionth of a meter.