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word element [It.] designating one trillionth (10−12) part of the unit to which it is joined. Symbol p.
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1. Combining form meaning small.
2. Prefix used in the SI and the metric system to signify submultiples of one trillionth (10-12). Synonym(s): bicro-
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1. Prefix meaning small.
2. Prefix used in the SI and the metric system to signify one trillionth (10-12).
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