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

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How many point [Britain, US] in 1 micrometer? The answer is 0.0028571428571429.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 2857.1428571429 point [Britain, US], or 1000000 micrometer.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of point [Britain, US] to micrometer

1 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 350 micrometer

2 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 700 micrometer

3 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 1050 micrometer

4 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 1400 micrometer

5 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 1750 micrometer

6 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 2100 micrometer

7 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 2450 micrometer

8 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 2800 micrometer

9 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 3150 micrometer

10 point [Britain, US] to micrometer = 3500 micrometer

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 It is also commonly known as a micron, although that term is officially outdated.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