noun, plural mi·cros.
Origin of micro
Origin of micro-
Examples from the Web for micro
Contemporary Examples of micro
Even in the smallest of Indian locales, the divisions of geography and nationalism are played out on a micro scale.The Real India Revealed
August 6, 2014
We experience power every day, in a million different ways, in our own lives, from the micro to the macro.Beau Willimon on Most Shocking Twists in ‘House of Cards’ Season 2
February 15, 2014
This reflects the balance between the macro mission of outreach and its implementation at a micro level.
Each has their individual mission, and each one seeks to fulfil it on a micro level.
They finally settled on Luci, the micro, solar-powered lantern.Luci: A Revolutionary Solar-Powered Lantern That Shines a Light on Poverty
Janine di Giovanni
May 26, 2013
Historical Examples of micro
Somewhere, back of the instrument panel, a tiny current actuated a micro relay, and an alarm drop fell.The Players
Everett B. Cole
Some time, Trask supposed, he'd be able to use the expression "micro-" about a distance of fifty-five million miles, too.Space Viking
Henry Beam Piper
Others are entirely fine-grained and micro- or crypto-crystalline.
The surgeon scurried away while Dal took another look at the micro field.Star Surgeon
Next day Daisy cashed the Micro check for ten hundred silver smackers, which she hid in a broken radionic coffee urn.The Creature from Cleveland Depths
Fritz Reuter Leiber
noun plural -cros
Word Origin for micro-
word-forming element meaning "small, microscopic; magnifying; one millionth," from Latinized comb. form of Greek mikros "small, little, petty, trivial, slight" (see mica).