What is nanometer? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Nanotechnology glossary:

A nanometer is a unit of spatial measurement that is 10-9 meter, or one billionth of a meter. It is commonly used in nanotechnology, the building of extremely small machines.

This was last updated in September 2005
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