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  • MICROMETER (from Gr.
  • It became, in fact, essential to invent a " micrometer " for measuring the small angles which were thus for the first time rendered sensible.
  • The micrometer so mentioned fell into the possession of Richard Townley of Lancashire, who exhibited it at the meeting of the Royal Society held on the 25th of July 1667.
  • The micrometer is at zero when the two edges are brought exactly together.
  • A steel cylinder (about the thickness of a goose-quill), which forms the micrometer screw, has two threads cut upon it, one-half being cut with a thread double the pitch of the other.

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