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History of this Word
"yocto" was adapted in 1991 A.D. from "octo" because it is equal to 1/1000(8th power).
"octo" is from "okto" (eight) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "septillionth" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The group hopes they can improve the design further to achieve sensitivity in the yoctogram range, about the mass of a single hydrogen atom.|
|In nature around us there are various physical events that occur on time scales of the yoctosecond.|