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Pronunciation: /ˈpiːkəʊ, ˈpʌɪkəʊ/

Definition of pico- in English:


1(Used in units of measurement) denoting a factor of 10−12: picosecond


from Spanish pico, literally 'beak, peak, little bit'.

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