Definitions

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

  • One-trillionth (10-12): picosecond.
  • Very small: picornavirus.

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  • In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10−12. Symbol: p

Etymologies

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

Spanish pico, beak, small quantity, from Latin beccus, beak, of Celtic origin (influenced by Spanish picar, to prick).

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Italian piccolo ("small").

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