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Meaning of angstrom

ang•strom

Pronunciation: (ang'strum), [key]
— n.
  1. a unit of length, equal to one tenth of a millimicron, or one ten millionth of a millimeter, primarily used to express electromagnetic wavelengths. Symbol: Å; Abbr.: A &hasp;Also called

Ång•ström

Pronunciation: (ang'strum Swed. ông'strœm), [key]
  1. 1814–74, Swedish astronomer and physicist.
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