micro

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

micro (comparative more micro, superlative most micro)

  1. Small, relatively small; used to contrast levels of the noun modified.
    At the micro level he was a good manager. At the macro level he failed.

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Noun[edit]

micro (plural micros)

  1. (computing, dated) short form of microcomputer
    • 1984, Mike Gerrard, Bryan Skinner, Mr Chips comes home: micros and home education (page 23)
      If you can possibly afford to spend a few more pounds then you should move up into the next price bracket, where the potential of the home micro starts to be realised.
    • 1986, Rachael Smith, Bomb Jack (video game review) in Your Sinclair issue 5, May 1986
      So what sort of hero is this bounding, bomb collecting midget? The answer is an arcade hero - and now he's let loose in your micro courtesy of conversion kings, Elite.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

micro m (plural micros)

  1. mic (microphone)
  2. micro (microcomputer)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apocope of microbús

Noun[edit]

micro m (plural micros)

  1. (Chile, Argentina) public bus
  2. (Mexico) minibus

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