What does micro- mean?

Definitions for micro-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word micro-.


  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-


  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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Lawsky:

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

  2. John Legend:

    It's pretty embarrassing, the participation medal/micro-aggression generation is pretty sad.

  3. Dimantha Mathew:

    There was some interest in some of the finance companies and micro finance companies with low interest rates.

  4. Tony Fernandes:

    There's nothing per se we have changed on that as yet, other than reviewing everything in a very micro-management style.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of micro-

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