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micro

adjective mi·cro \ ˈmī-(ˌ)krō \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

Definition of micro

1 : very small; especially : microscopic
2 : involving minute quantities or variations

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Origin and Etymology of micro

micr-

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micro

noun

Definition of micro

plural micros

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First Known Use of micro

1971

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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micro

adjective mi·cro \ ˈmī-(ˌ)krō \

medical Definition of micro

1 : very small; especially : microscopic
2 involving minute quantities or variations

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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of micro Britannica English: Translation of micro for Arabic speakers


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