really small. Divided into a billion parts. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter. A nanosecond is one billionth of a second. A nanocraig would be one billionth of some guy named Craig.Ex. if you have 650 nm it would be equivalent to 650 x10^-9 m
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What type of noun nano is?
'Nano' is not a noun; 'nano' is not even a word, it is a prefix meaning 'one billionth' or used informally as an extremely small part of a whole. Some words with the prefix nano- are nanosecond, nanotechnology, or nanoscale. ...
What does micro micro mean in metric prefix. I know this was an older designation used for a metric prefix. Was it used for nano or pico?
I am not sure but, Micro = 10-6, so Micro micro = 10-12 for which the prefix now is pico. ...
What does the SI prefix 'nano' mean?
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. ...