Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Very small or microscopic.
  • adjective Basic or small-scale.
  • noun A microcomputer.
  • noun A microprocessor.
  • noun A microbrewery.
  • noun A microbrew.

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  • adjective Small, relatively small; used to contrast levels of the noun modified.
  • noun computing, dated short form of microcomputer

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From micro–.]

Examples

  • This is a bit belated, but you can do the symbol(s) for micrometre ( µm ) like this: &_micro_;m (omit the underscores).

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  • Stations were moved, Population centers grew up around these stations giving rise to the term micro climate ..

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  • Stations were moved, Population centers grew up around these stations giving rise to the term micro climate ..

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  • Stations were moved, Population centers grew up around these stations giving rise to the term micro climate ..

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  • Stations were moved, Population centers grew up around these stations giving rise to the term micro climate ..

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  • As publishers experiment with new or revamped online pricing models they may find that the true value of their original content will give real meaning to the term micro-payment.

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  • The term micro-blogging was used because twitter, the first micro-blogging service, at least to my knowledge, defined it that way.

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  • Stations were moved, Population centers grew up around these stations giving rise to the term micro climate ..

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  • In many respects the term micro-blogging is a bit of a misnomer.

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  • Stations were moved, Population centers grew up around these stations giving rise to the term micro climate ..

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