micron micron  /ˈmaɪ ˌkrɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a metric unit of length equal to one millionth of a meter

Usage(s):

  1. The nozzles in crop dusters are best suited to discharging relatively large particles--100 microns in diameter--not tiny 1-micron specks of bacteria.
  2. The nozzles in crop dusters are best suited to discharging relatively large particles 100 microns in diameter not tiny one-micron specks of bacteria.

News

  1. Micron Gains From Burgeoning mDRAM Growth

    Declining PC shipments have lowered the demand for DRAM memory products, a segment that accounts for over 40% of Micron Technology?s valuation as per our estimate. The DRAM market is also currently suffering from a demand-supply mismatch and declining selling prices, which has severely constrained industry profits. PCs have traditionally been the major buyers of DRAM, and a slowdown in the PC ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Micron Takeover of Elpida One Step Closer to Reality

    When a June 7 deadline came and passed with no hint of a legal challenge, Micron took a step closer toward its acquisition of Elpida Memory. It has been nearly a year since Micron announced it wanted to take over the Japanese rival for $750 million, in a move that would expand the Boise-based Micron's portfolio deeper into the world of dynamic random access memory.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Boise Weekly

  3. Micron deal for Elpida Memory appears to clear legal hurdle

    Micron Technologies Inc's planned acquisition of bankrupt Japanese chipmaker Elpida Memory Inc appeared to move closer to completion on Friday after a key deadline passed without a legal challenge. U.S. ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

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