How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"nano" is from "nanos" (dwarf) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "one billionth" or "extremely small" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|This won't take a nanosecond.|
|These little nanothings, and the technology that assembles and manipulates them -- nanotechnology -- will revolutionize our industries, and our lives.|