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A micrometre is one millionth of a metre. Smaller units than a micrometre are:

  • a nanometre (1000 nanometres in one micrometre)
  • a picometre (1000 picometres in one nanometre)
  • a femtometre (1000 femtometres in one picometre)
  • an attometre (1000 attometres in one femtometre)
  • a zeptometre (1000 zeptometres in one attometre)
  • a yoctometre (1000 yoctometres in one zeptometre)
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