from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Very small or microscopic.
- adj. Basic or small-scale: the economy's performance at the micro level.
- n. A microcomputer.
- n. A microprocessor.
- n. A microbrewery.
- n. A microbrew.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Small, relatively small; used to contrast levels of the noun modified.
- n. short form of microcomputer
This is a bit belated, but you can do the symbol(s) for micrometre ( µm ) like this: &_micro_;m (omit the underscores).
The term micro-blogging was used because twitter, the first micro-blogging service, at least to my knowledge, defined it that way.
In many respects the term micro-blogging is a bit of a misnomer.
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.
Stations were moved, Population centers grew up around these stations giving rise to the term micro climate ..
The WIMM One's default screen is a watch face and what it calls "micro apps" have been specially designed for the 1.4-inch display.
The CBO spent five years preparing for its outsize role as a scorekeeper in the health-care debate this time around, working on what it calls a micro-simulation of the health-insurance market.
JOHN KING, CNN CHIEF NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Anderson, we've learned that Mayor Bloomberg has asked his pollsters and other political advisors to assemble vast data base of information; voter registration, who might vote for an independent, voter trends, what they call micro-targeting in the polling bases.
This is what you call micro unmanned aerial vehicle.
JOHN KING, CNN CHIEF NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Anderson, we have learned that Mayor Bloomberg has asked his pollsters and other political advisers to assemble a vast database of information, voter registration, who might vote for an independent, voter trends, what they call micro-targeting in the political bases.