pico- The Spanish pico, meaning ‘beak’ or ‘peak’ (i.e. a point), used as a prefix (symbol p) with SI units to denote the unit ×10−12.
pico- From the Spanish pico meaning ‘beak’, or ‘peak’ (i.e. a point), a prefix (symbol p) used with SI units to denote the unit × 10−12.
pico- Symbol p. A prefix used in the metric system to denote 10–12. For example, 10–12 farad = 1 picofarad (pF).
pico- • comb. form (used in units of measurement) denoting a factor of 10−12: picosecond.
pico- (symbol: p) A prefix to a unit, indicating a submultiple of a millionth of a millionth, 10–12, of that unit, as in picosecond.
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