MICR

abbreviation

Definition of MICR

  1. magnetic ink character recognition


micr-

combining form
variants: or

micro-

Definition of micr-

  1. 1a :  small :  minute microcapsuleb :  used for or involving minute quantities or variations microbarograph

  2. 2 :  one millionth (10-6) part of microgram

  3. 3a :  using microscopy microdissection :  used in microscopyb :  revealed by or discernible only by microscopic examination microorganism

  4. 4 :  abnormally small microcyte

  5. 5 :  of or relating to a small area microclimate

  6. 6 :  employed in or connected with microphotographing or microfilming microcopy

Origin and Etymology of micr-

Middle English micro-, from Latin, from Greek mikr-, mikro-, from mikros, smikros small, short; perhaps akin to Old English smēalīc careful, exquisite


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