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[nan-uh-skeyl, ney-nuh-] /ˈnæn əˌskeɪl, ˈneɪ nə-/

of or relating to microscopic particles of matter, devices, etc., that are measured in nanometers or microns:
a nanoscale sensor made of a single molecule.
Measurements. a scale of measurement that uses nanometers or microns as units of measure.
Relating to or occurring on a scale of nanometers.


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