Micro vs Macroclimate - What's the difference?

micro | macroclimate |

As a proper noun micro

is a town in north carolina.

As a noun macroclimate is

the climate of a relatively large geographic area.



Etymology 1


(en adjective)
  • Small, relatively small; (used to contrast levels of the noun modified).
  • At the micro level he was a good manager. At the macro level he failed.
    * macro

    Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • (computing, dated)
  • * 1984 , Mike Gerrard, Bryan Skinner, Mr Chips comes home: micros and home education (page 23)
  • If you can possibly afford to spend a few more pounds then you should move up into the next price bracket, where the potential of the home micro starts to be realised.
  • * 1986 , Rachael Smith, Bomb Jack'' (video game review) in ''Your Sinclair issue 5, May 1986
  • So what sort of hero is this bounding, bomb collecting midget? The answer is an arcade hero - and now he's let loose in your micro courtesy of conversion kings, Elite.

    Etymology 3


  • (lb) micromanagement
  • Verb

  • (lb) to micromanage
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    (en noun)
  • The climate of a relatively large geographic area.
  • *1993 Silviculture: From the Cradle of Forestry to Ecosystem Management: Proceedings
  • *:Within climatic regions, physiography or landforms modify macroclimate and affect the movement of organisms, . . .
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