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nano-

1. Combining form relating to dwarfism (nanism).
2. Prefix used in the SI and metric systems to signify submultiples of one billionth (10-9).
[G. nanos, dwarf]

nano-

(n)
1. Prefix meaning dwarfism (nanism).
2. Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one billionth (10-9).
[G. nanos, dwarf]

nano-

Prefix denoting one thousand millionth (one billionth).

nano-

prefix denoting small or smallest.
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For the movement at a nano- resolution, it is generated using different principles for auctioning, especially electrostatic, electro-magnetic and piezoelectric ones.
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The series will include the Nano-ZS for measurement of all three parameters, the Nano-S for combined particle size and molecular weight, and the Nano-Z for applications requiring only zeta potential measurement.