Definition of Angstrom

1. Noun. A metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.

Exact synonyms: A, Angstrom Unit
Generic synonyms: Metric Linear Unit
Terms within: Micromicron, Picometer, Picometre
Group relationships: Micromillimeter, Micromillimetre, Millimicron, Nanometer, Nanometre, Nm



Definition of Angstrom

1. Noun. (physics) A very small unit of length, 10-10 m, approximately the size of an atom, used especially to measure the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation or distances between atoms. Symbol '''Å''' ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of angstrom) ¹

3. Noun. (alternative form of angstrom) ¹

4. Noun. (alternative form of angstrom) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Angstrom

1. a unit of length [n -S]

Medical Definition of Angstrom

1. A unit of length equal to 10-8 centimetres, used to measuremolecules. (12 Nov 1997)

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Literary usage of Angstrom

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1. Spectrum Analysis: Six Lectures, Delivered in 1868, Before the Society of by Henry Enfield Roscoe (1873)
"BY AJ angstrom. A MOST valuable memoir on the ... Spectrum of the Sun has recently been published by Professor angstrom, of Upsala, accompanied by an atlas ..."

2. Spectrum Analysis in Its Application to Terrestrial Substances, and the by Heinrich Schellen, Jane Lassell, Caroline Lassell (1885)
"... as well as in that of large fires kindled on the mountains. o angstrom of Upsala in the year 1864 instituted careful investigations of the telluric ..."

3. The Chemistry of the Sun by Joseph Norman Lockyer (1887)
"THE WORK OF angstrom AND ... now pass on to the next step, the work actually carried on or inspired by another eminent man no longer amongst us, angstrom. ..."

4. Studies in Spectrum Analysis by Joseph Norman Lockyer, Norman Lockyer (1878)
"angstrom and Thalen. angstrom* gives no list such as this, but in its place a table of coincidences ... Recherches sur le spectre solaire, par AJ angstrom. ..."

5. The Mechanical Engineering of Power Plants by Frederick Remsen Hutton (1897)
"Brown, Marshall, Hackworth, and angstrom Valve-gears.—The valve-gears identified with the above names are reversing-motions with one eccentric opposite to> ..."

6. A Treatise on Physical Optics by Alfred Barnard Basset (1892)
"angstrom and Thalen shortly afterwards showed, that hydrogen was present in the sun, and Norman Lockyer has added lead, potassium and a variety of other ..."

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