Definition of


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

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Synonyms of Angstrom

a, angstrom unit

Alternate forms of Angstrom

Hypernyms: metric linear unit

Origin of the word Angstrom

  1. unit of length equal to one hundred millionth of a centimeter (used to measure wavelengths of light), 1892, named for Swed. physicist Anders ?ngstr?m (1814-1874). more

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Words that sound like Angstrom

anestrum, anoestrum

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