[nan-uh-sek-uh nd, ney-nuh-] /ˈnæn əˌsɛk ənd, ˈneɪ nə-/
one billionth of a .
Abbreviation: ns, nsec.
one thousand-millionth of a second ns
1959, from nano- + second (n.).
One billionth (10-9) of a second.
A billionth of a second.
Note: The term is often used to refer to a very short time: “He missed having an accident by nanoseconds.”
(ns) 10^-9 seconds; one thousand millionth part of a second.
This is the unit in which the fundamental logical operations of modern digital circuits are typically measured. For example, a microprocessor with a clock frequency of 100 megahertz will have a 10 nanosecond clock period.
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
[nan-uh-tek-nol-uh-jee, ney-nuh‐] /ˈnæn ə tɛkˌnɒl ə dʒi, ˈneɪ nə‐/ noun 1. a technology executed on the scale of less than 100 nanometers, the goal of which is to control individual atoms and molecules, especially to create computer chips and other microscopic devices. /ˌnænəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. a branch of technology dealing with the manufacture of objects […]
/ˈnænəʊˌtjuːb/ noun 1. a cylindrical nanoparticle, esp a carbon molecule noun See buckytube nanotube (nān’ə-tb’) A hollow cylindrical or toroidal molecule made of one element, usually carbon. Nanotubes are being investigated as semiconductors and for uses in nanotechnology. See also fullerene.
[nan-uh-tes-luh, ney-nuh‐] /ˈnæn əˌtɛs lə, ˈneɪ nə‐/ noun, plural nanoteslas. 1. one billionth of a tesla.