Nanometre

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1 nanometre =
SI units
1×10−9 m 1×10−3 μm
US customary / Imperial units
3.2808000564403×10^−9 ft 39.37000016126×10^−9 in

The nanometre (Internaitional spellin as uised bi the Internaitional Bureau o Wichts an Measures; SI seembol: nm) or nanometer (American spellin) is a unit o length in the metric seestem, equal tae ane billiont o a metre. The name combines the SI prefix nano- (frae the Ancient Greek νάνος, nanos, "dwarf") wi the parent unit name metre (frae Greek μέτρον, metrοn, "unit o measurement"). It can be written in scienteefic notation as 1×10−9 m, in ingineerin notation as 1 E−9 m, an is simply 1 m / 1,000,000,000. Ane nanometre equals ten Angstroms.