Ultrasound vs Micro - What's the difference?

ultrasound | micro |


As a noun ultrasound

is (physics) sound with a frequency greater than the upper limit of human hearing; approximately 20 kilohertz.

As a proper noun micro is

a town in north carolina.

ultrasound

English

Noun

(wikipedia ultrasound)
  • (physics) sound with a frequency greater than the upper limit of human hearing; approximately 20 kilohertz
  • (medicine) The use of ultrasonic waves for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes
  • Antonyms

    * (physics) infrasound

    Anagrams

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    micro

    English

    Etymology 1

    Adjective

    (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.
    Antonyms
    * macro

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (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

    Noun

    (-)
  • (lb) micromanagement
  • Verb

  • (lb) to micromanage
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