## Convert micrometre to thou

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How many micrometre in 1 thou? The answer is 25.4. We assume you are converting between micrometre and thou. You can view more details on each measurement unit: micrometre or thou The SI base unit for length is the metre. 1 metre is equal to 1000000 micrometre, or 39370.078740157 thou. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between micrometres and thou. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

## Quick conversion chart of micrometre to thou

1 micrometre to thou = 0.03937 thou

10 micrometre to thou = 0.3937 thou

20 micrometre to thou = 0.7874 thou

30 micrometre to thou = 1.1811 thou

40 micrometre to thou = 1.5748 thou

50 micrometre to thou = 1.9685 thou

100 micrometre to thou = 3.93701 thou

200 micrometre to thou = 7.87402 thou

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 It is also commonly known as a micron, although that term is officially outdated.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