micrometry etymology

English word micrometry comes from English -metry (Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.), English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.)

Detailed word origin of micrometry

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-metry English (eng) Forming nouns relating to measures and measurement.
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
micrometry English (eng) The measurement of very small objects using a micrometer.

Words with the same origin as micrometry

Descendants of -metry
absorptiometry acidimetry anemometry archeometry bathymetry coulometry ergometry fluviometry heliometry isometry optometrist optometry phallometry photometry pneumatometry psychometry psychrometry scientometrist somatometry spectrometry stichometry telemetric telemetry zoometry
Descendants of micro-
microbiology microbrew microbrowser microcellular microchip microcrystal microdot microlesioned microlight micromarketing micromercurialism micromesh micromirror micropaleontologic microphage microphone microprocessor microprotrusion microscopy microsculptured microsecond microspotter microsurge microsurgery microwave