micro
I. adjective Etymology: micr- Date: 1923 1. very small; especially microscopic 2. involving minute quantities or variations II. noun (plural micros) Date: 1971 1. microcomputer 2. microprocessor

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  • micro — micro …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • micro- — ♦ Élément, du gr. mikros « petit ». Métrol. Préfixe (symb.μ) qui indique la division par 106 (un million) de l unité dont il précède le nom. ● micro Préfixe, du grec mikros, petit, indiquant que quelque chose est très petit. ● micr ou micro… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Micro — is a word that comes from the Greek μικρός (mikrós), meaning small . It can be used to indicate a smaller than average scale, as opposed to prefixes mega and macro, which can be used to indicate a larger than average scale. Some examples are:… …   Wikipedia

  • Micro- — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Etymologiquement, micro est un préfixe ayant pour origine le mot μικρός (mot signifiant petit en grec ancien). Il est notamment présent dans les termes… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • micro — Ⅰ. micro UK US /ˈmaɪkrəʊ/ noun [C] (plural micros) OLD FASHIONED ► IT MICROCOMPUTER(Cf. ↑microcomputer) Ⅱ. micro UK US /ˈmaɪkrəʊ/ adjective …   Financial and business terms

  • micro- — [maɪkrəʊ, krə ǁ kroʊ, krə] prefix extremely small: • a microchip * * * micro UK US /maɪkrəʊ / prefix ► very small: »microlender »micromarket »microtechnology → Compare …   Financial and business terms

  • Micro — Micro, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 454 Housing Units (2000): 225 Land area (2000): 0.407229 sq. miles (1.054718 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.407229 sq. miles (1.054718… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • micro- — Prefijo que significa pequeño. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • micro- — [maıkrəu, krə US krou, krə] prefix [in nouns, adjectives and adverbs] [: Latin; Origin: Greek, from mikros small, short ] extremely small →↑macro , mini ↑mini ▪ microelectronics ▪ a micro organism …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • micro- — [maıkrəu, krə US krou, krə] prefix [in nouns, adjectives and adverbs] [: Latin; Origin: Greek, from mikros small, short ] extremely small →↑macro , mini ↑mini ▪ microelectronics ▪ a micro organism …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • micro- — elem. de comp. Elemento que significa pequeno.   ‣ Etimologia: grego mikrós, á, ón, pequeno, curto   • Nota: É seguido de hífen quando o segundo elemento começa por h ou o (ex.: micro ondas) …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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