What does micro mean?

Definitions for micro
ˈmaɪ kroʊmi·cro

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. micro(adj)

    extremely small in scale or scope or capability

Wiktionary

  1. micro(Adjective)

    Small, relatively small; .

    At the micro level he was a good manager. At the more macro level he failed.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. micro

    1. Very small; this is the root of its use as a quantifier prefix. 2. A quantifier prefix, calling for multiplication by 10-6 (see quantifiers). Neither of these uses is peculiar to hackers, but hackers tend to fling them both around rather more freely than is countenanced in standard English. It is recorded, for example, that one CS professor used to characterize the standard length of his lectures as a microcentury — that is, about 52.6 minutes (see also attoparsec, nanoacre, and especially microfortnight). 3. Personal or human-scale — that is, capable of being maintained or comprehended or manipulated by one human being. This sense is generalized from microcomputer, and is esp. used in contrast with macro- (the corresponding Greek prefix meaning ‘large’). 4. Local as opposed to global (or macro-). Thus a hacker might say that buying a smaller car to reduce pollution only solves a microproblem; the macroproblem of getting to work might be better solved by using mass transit, moving to within walking distance, or (best of all) telecommuting.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Micro

    A prefix meaning "one-millionth of;" a micro-farad is one-millionth of a farad.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of micro in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of micro in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of micro in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Lawsky:

    We have no interest in micro-managing minor app updates. We're not Apple.

  2. John Rogers:

    We are excited about the fact that these simple ideas and schemes provide immediate paths to broad and previously inaccessible classes of 3D micro- and nano-structures in a way that is compatible with the highest-performance materials and processing techniques available, we feel that the findings have potential relevance to a wide range of microsystems technologies biomedical devices, optoelectronics, photovoltaics, 3D circuits, sensors and so on.

  3. Dendy Engelman:

    The minimally invasive microneedling technique involves a series of tiny, very fine needles that are passed over the skin, creating micro-injuries which trigger new collagen and elastin synthesis as the skin begins to naturally repair itself.

  4. Tim Condon:

    What we see is that exports - by destination, U.S., by product, electronics - are holding up well in Taiwan, but this is a micro-theme.

  5. Lisa Su:

    Advanced Micro Devices's a very, sort of, high stakes, high reward place and our goal is to continue to make the right bets year after year, as proud as I am of what we've done over the last five years, there's no question in my mind that the next five years are going to be even more competitive and we need to make those bets. We're making a ton of bets now. Every day we talk about,' Hey, how should we build our roadmap for the future ?' And that's our world.

Images & Illustrations of micro

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