Definition of nanoscale in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnanəˌskāl/ /ˈnā-/


Of a size measurable in nanometers or microns: the use of viruses as nanoscale building tools
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  • In theory, the scattering angles lead to nanoscale still pictures, while the energy loss data tell researchers how the pictures change with time.
  • Researchers have created a nanoscale ion pump by punching a tiny hole in a plastic sheet and applying an oscillating electric field.
  • The wavelengths of light in the visible part of the spectrum greatly exceed nanoscale dimensions.
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