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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MICRO

Others are entirely fine-grained and micro- or crypto-crystalline.

They'd be safe, then, after the micro second when the screens were down.

Next day Daisy cashed the Micro check for ten hundred silver smackers, which she hid in a broken radionic coffee urn.

Some time, Trask supposed, he'd be able to use the expression "micro-" about a distance of fifty-five million miles, too.

The surgeon scurried away while Dal took another look at the micro field.

Somewhere, back of the instrument panel, a tiny current actuated a micro relay, and an alarm drop fell.

WORD ORIGIN

word-forming element meaning "small, microscopic; magnifying; one millionth," from Latinized comb. form of Greek mikros "small, little, petty, trivial, slight" (see mica).

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