micro


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to micro: Milli, Microsoft

micro

micro

(1) A microcomputer. The term was popular in the early days of personal computers.

(2) Millionth (10 to the -6th power). See space/time.

(3) Microscopic or tiny.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ultraprecision Manufacturing of Self Assembled Micro Systems (UPSAMS) is a deposition technology that creates a sacrificial layer and a structural layer, both of which are milled to produce a part or cavity.
The result is what Fraunhofer IPT engineer Axel Bilsing, describes as "a micro structure that, to the best of our knowledge, could not be fabricated using any process other than UPSAMS or perhaps layered rapid prototyping processes."
20) with the micro instruments included an investigation into the effect of increasing the ambient temperature.
The standard test blocks gave repeatable results using micro and normal dead load instruments.
Tests conducted by Plating Resources show that chrome plate sealed with Micro Tuff achieves 65 hr of corrosion resistance before failing vs.