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The prefix nano- is equal to 10-9 and is represented by the Greek letter nu, which looks like a lower-case v. But when writing it on tests and papers, just use a lower-case n, so nanoseconds, for example, is abbreviated nsec or ns.

It basically means "one billionth." So a nanosecond is one billionth of a second.
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SI prefix meaning 0.01?

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What is the numerical number for the prefix nano?

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What is the meaning of nano?

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