[nan-oh, ney-noh] /ˈnæn oʊ, ˈneɪ noʊ/
A prefix meaning one billionth.
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[nan-uh-skeyl, ney-nuh-] /ˈnæn əˌskeɪl, ˈneɪ nə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to microscopic particles of matter, devices, etc., that are measured in nanometers or microns: a nanoscale sensor made of a single molecule. noun 2. Measurements. a scale of measurement that uses nanometers or microns as units of measure. nanoscale (nān’ə-skāl’) Relating to or occurring […]
noun the study of the performance of ultra-small structures, materials, and devices, usu. usually 0.1 to 100 nm; also, the study of manipulating materials on an atomic or molecular scale Word Origin 1959
[nan-uh-sek-uh nd, ney-nuh-] /ˈnæn əˌsɛk ənd, ˈneɪ nə-/ noun 1. one billionth of a . Abbreviation: ns, nsec. /ˈnænəʊˌsɛkənd/ noun 1. one thousand-millionth of a second ns n. 1959, from nano- + second (n.). nanosecond (nān’ə-sěk’ənd) One billionth (10-9) of a second. nanosecond [(nan-uh-sek-uhnd)] A billionth of a second. Note: The term is often used […]
noun, adjective an extremely small device, material, or particle, as the technology on a semiconductor chip Examples The team’s goal is to design materials for nanostructure computer components. Word Origin nano- + structure