Definitions for micro-

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Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. micro-(prefix)ɪs

    extremely small

    a microorganism; microchips in computers

Wiktionary

  1. micro-(Prefix)

    Very small.

    uE000107951uE001 microorganism

  2. micro-(Prefix)

    One millionth.

    uE000107952uE001 microgram

  3. Origin: From μικρός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Micro-

    alt. of Micr-

Freebase

  1. Micro-

    Micro is a prefix in the metric system denoting a factor of 10-6. Confirmed in 1960, the prefix comes from the Greek μικρός, meaning "small". The symbol for the prefix comes from the Greek letter μ. It is the only SI prefix which uses a character not from the Latin alphabet.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

micro-

very small

micro computer; microprint; micro-organism.

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