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ˈfɜr mi, ˈfɛər-Fer·mi

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  1. femtometer, femtometre, ferminoun

    a metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter

  2. Fermi, Enrico Ferminoun

    Italian nuclear physicist (in the United States after 1939) who worked on artificial radioactivity caused by neutron bombardment and who headed the group that in 1942 produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1901-1954)


  1. ferminoun

    A unit of length equal to one femtometer or femtometre (10 m).

  2. Ferminoun

    The physicist Enrico Fermi.


  1. Fermi

    Fermi is a large lunar crater of the category named a walled plain. It lies on the far side of the Moon and can not be viewed from the Earth. Thus this feature must be viewed from an orbiting spacecraft. The most notable aspect of Fermi is that the large and prominent crater Tsiolkovskiy intrudes into its southeastern rim. Unlike Tsiolkovskiy, however, the interior of Fermi is not covered by dark basaltic lava, and so it is barely distinguishable from the surrounding rugged and battered terrain. If it were located on the near side of the Moon, however, this would be one of the largest visible craters, with a dimension roughly equal to the crater Humboldt, lying several hundred kilometers to the west-southwest. This formation has been significantly eroded and damaged by subsequent impacts, and several notable craters lie across the rim and within the basin. Delporte is the most notable of these, lying across the northwest rim. Just to the east and inside the northern rim of Fermi is Litke. The smaller crater Xenophon is centered across the southern rim. In the southern half of the floor are the craters Diderot and Babakin. The rim, where it survives, is the most intact along the northern half. The southern half of the rim has been nearly obliterated, forming an irregular stretch of ground. The interior floor of Fermi has been modified by the creation of Tsiolkovskiy, with striations in the northeastern floor of Fermi, and parallel ridges along the western rim of Tsiolkovskiy. The remaining sections of the floor is somewhat more level, although pock-marked by myriads of tiny craterlets. The central section of the floor in particular has several clustered crater formations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fermi in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fermi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Fermi in a Sentence

  1. Gabriele Ponti:

    The chimneys are the exhaust pipes connecting the activity of the galactic center with the Fermi bubbles.

  2. Chris Harrison:

    There is a supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way, there is now good evidence that this black hole has driven large amounts of energy into the galaxy in the past, through the so-called ‘Fermi Bubbles,’ as well as other evidence. It is likely that billions of years ago the Milky Way was forming stars much more rapidly and the black hole may have played a role in shutting this down. However, this is not well understood. It is worth pointing out that the galaxies where we believe supermassive black holes have had the most influence are ‘dead’ with little-to-no stars forming. In contrast, the Milky Way is still forming stars (around one per year).

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. disjointed
    • B. abrupt
    • C. tight
    • D. occasional

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