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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
micromi‧cro /ˈmaɪkrəʊ $ -kroʊ/ noun (plural micros) [countable]  TDa small computer
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microQuantification procedures for micro and trace analysis as well as for surface and thin film analysis are summarized.Second, games cost much more than those for 8-bit home micros.Finally, there's the Acorn Archimedes A3000, which is by far the most powerful home micro available.This was perhaps due to the improved micro code and hardware layout claimed for the RapidCad.This is reflected in the enormous growth of micro usage in these areas and especially in the field of robotics.I got eighty hours of micro and macro economics.The other end of the scale - micros - can also be ruled out.Generally speaking, intermolecular forces and the micro structures of the shell material itself have very little influence on overall shell shape.
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micro-micro- /maɪkrəʊ, -krə $ -kroʊ, -krə/ prefix [in nouns, adjectives, and adverbs] TSMALLextremely smallmacro-, mini- microelectronics a micro-organism
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micro-a microcomputermicroeconomics
From Longman Business Dictionarymicro-micro- /maɪkrəʊ, -krə-kroʊ, -krə/ prefix extremely smalla microchip
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