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Adjective: micro  mI-krow
  1. Extremely small in scale, scope or capability
Noun: micro  mI-krow
Usage: informal
  1. A small digital computer based on a microprocessor and designed to be used by one person at a time
    - personal computer, PC, microcomputer
  2. Integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system
    "a micro functions as the central processing unit of a microcomputer";
    - microprocessor
Combining form: micro-  mI-krow
  1. Small
    - mini-
  2. One millionth, 10^(-6)

Derived forms: micros

See also: little, small

Type of: chip, digital computer, micro chip, microchip, microprocessor chip, silicon chip

Encyclopedia: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises