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  • n. (metrology) An SI unit of length equal to 10−12 meters; alternative spelling of picometre.

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  • n. a metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter


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  • I also will be using the writertopia picometer but I have to wait until I'm back home on my regular computer.

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  • So here's a look at the picometer status of Book 2 - which I am very provisionally calling Stormshifter.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • If I think of the target for the first draft as being 170,000 then the picometer looks like this which is even better:

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • So here it stands at the moment on picometer halfway to the end of the first draft:

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  • Oh, and just to show that, yes, I can work anywhere, even when I am feeling lousy, here's my latest word count for Stormshifter on the picometer from the Writertopia website:

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  • Nearly 60% of the final total on the writeropia picometer.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • In addition to its application to nanoscale mechanics, say the NIST team, their system's long-term stability at the picometer scale has promise for studying the movement of electrons in one-dimensional systems and single-molecule spectroscopy.

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  • A picometer is equivalent to the trillionth part of a meter.

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  • For the cosmic bodies LISA is tuned to, the lasers will have to detect movements of about a picometer - one trillionth of a meter - from their 5-million-kilometer journeys between spacecraft.

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  • With models capable of picometer-level resolution, all are engineered for accuracy and ...

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