micromirror etymology

English word micromirror comes from English mirror, English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.)

Detailed word origin of micromirror

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mirror English (eng) (figuratively) an object, person, or event that reflects or gives a picture of another.. (historical) A kind of political self-help book, advising kings, princes, etc. on how to behave.. (internet) A website or other online resource that contains replicated data.. A mirror carp.. A smooth surface, usually made of glass with reflective material painted on the underside, that reflects light so [...]
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
micromirror English (eng) (physics) A very small, highly reflective mirror, often supported on a torsion beam, used in a variety of applications and in research on radiation and quantum effects.

Words with the same origin as micromirror

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