- small, very small, or on a small scale: macro and micro issues
- something very small
- a microwave oven
- a microcomputer
- a microprocessor
An example of micro is something unable to be seen with the naked eye; a micro dot.
An example of a micro is bacteria.
Origin of micro-Classical Greek mikro- from mikros, small from Indo-European an unverified form (s)meik-: see mica
Origin of microFrom micro-
Origin of micro-Greek mīkro- from mīkros small
(comparative more micro, superlative most micro)
From Ancient Greek Î¼Î¹ÎºÏÏŒÏ‚ (mikros, “small").