## ››Convert micrometre to point [Britain, US]

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How many micrometer in 1 point? The answer is 350.
We assume you are converting between micrometre and point [Britain, US].
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 1000000 micrometer, or 2857.1428571429 point.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of micrometer to point

1 micrometer to point = 0.00286 point

10 micrometer to point = 0.02857 point

50 micrometer to point = 0.14286 point

100 micrometer to point = 0.28571 point

200 micrometer to point = 0.57143 point

500 micrometer to point = 1.42857 point

1000 micrometer to point = 2.85714 point

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## ››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 It is also commonly known as a micron, although that term is officially outdated.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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