Convert hectometre to micrometre


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How many hectometer in 1 micrometer? The answer is 1.0E-8. We assume you are converting between hectometre and micrometre. You can view more details on each measurement unit: hectometer or micrometer The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 0.01 hectometer, or 1000000 micrometer. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between hectometers and micrometres. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

Quick conversion chart of hectometer to micrometer

1 hectometer to micrometer = 100000000 micrometer

2 hectometer to micrometer = 200000000 micrometer

3 hectometer to micrometer = 300000000 micrometer

4 hectometer to micrometer = 400000000 micrometer

5 hectometer to micrometer = 500000000 micrometer

6 hectometer to micrometer = 600000000 micrometer

7 hectometer to micrometer = 700000000 micrometer

8 hectometer to micrometer = 800000000 micrometer

9 hectometer to micrometer = 900000000 micrometer

10 hectometer to micrometer = 1000000000 micrometer

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Definition: Hectometer

A hectometre (American spelling: hectometer, abbreviation: hm) is a somewhat uncommonly used measurement of length, consisting of 100 metres or one tenth of a kilometre.

Definition: Micrometer

A micrometre (American spelling: micrometer, symbol µm) is an SI unit of length equal to one millionth of a metre, or about a tenth of the size of a droplet of mist or fog. It is also commonly known as a micron, although that term is officially outdated. It can be written in the expanded mathmatical notation (1×10-6 m)

The symbol µ is the "micro sign", which should look identical to the Greek letter mu (?) (the two may or may not look the same, depending on the font). The symbol "um" is sometimes used, when the µ and ? are not available, for example when using a typewriter.

The micrometre is a common unit of measurement for wavelengths of infrared radiation. Some people (especially in astronomy and the semiconductor business) use the old name micron and/or the solitary symbol µ (both of which were official between 1879 and 1967) to denote a micrometre. This practice persists in the face of official discouragement, perhaps to help disambiguate between the unit of measurement and the micrometer, a measuring device.

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