pico-

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See also: Pico, pico, piĉo, and picó

English[edit]

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Borrowed from Spanish pico (beak, little bit)[1]

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SI prefix
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pico-

  1. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10−12 (short scale trillionth or long scale billionth). Symbol: p
  2. (biology) Used to designate sizes, especially, of cells, smaller than those prefixed by nano- or micro-; sized between 0.2 and 2.0 μm.

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  1. ^ pico-, comb.form.”, in OED Online Paid subscription required, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.

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Danish[edit]

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pico-

  1. Alternative spelling of piko-

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Italian piccolo (small).

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pico-

  1. pico-

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pico-

  1. pico-

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pico-

  1. pico-

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Further reading[edit]

  • pico-” in Duden online