How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"tera" is from "teras" (monster) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "one trillion" or "monster" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|It is the world's first mobile terawatt-class laser.|
|Much of the recent interest in terahertz radiation stems from its ability to penetrate deep into many organic materials.|