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More than a Micron, less than Muggaseggele

Posted by: 7. March 2014

How big is a micron?I was exploring the Haas Multigrind website today.  They have a terrific article and poster you can download that illustrates the size of one micron.  I’ve posted a version of it here.  But perhaps more interesting, I learned about a unit of micro measurement that I’d never heard of before.  Muggaseggele, must have been coined by the German cousin of the American guy who came up with the term “smaller than a gnat’s ass.”  I’ll let you enjoy discovering it’s meaning on your own.

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