Associations to the word «Micro»


MICRO, adjective. Small, relatively small; used to contrast levels of the noun modified.
MICRO, noun. (computing) (dated) short form of microcomputer
MICRO, noun. (gaming slang) micromanagement
MICRO, verb. (gaming slang) to micromanage
MICRO, proper noun. A town in North Carolina.
MICRO MANAGER, noun. A manager who dictates rather than delegates job functionality to those they manage. A manager who is excessively concerned with specifying the details of how a task should be done rather than managing the big picture and allowing subordinates to do their job.
MICRO MANAGERS, noun. Plural of micro manager

Dictionary definition

MICRO, adjective. Extremely small in scale or scope or capability.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.