millirobot etymology

English word millirobot comes from English robot, English milli-

Detailed word origin of millirobot

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
robot English (eng) (South Africa) A traffic light (from earlier robot policeman).. (chiefly, science fiction) An intelligent mechanical being designed to look like a human or other creature, and usually made from metal.. (figuratively) A person who does not seem to have any emotions.. (surveying) A theodolite which follows the movements of a prism and can be used by a one-man crew.. A machine built to carry [...]
milli- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, one-thousandth of the unit to which it is prefixed; that is, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-3. Symbol: m.. Thousand; one-thousandth.
millirobot English (eng) A robotic device having dimensions typically less than a centimetre. A robotic device whose structure is modeled on that of a millipede.

Words with the same origin as millirobot

Descendants of robot
-bot Duchovbot Mobot Ronbot Twitterbot Zogbot aimbot biobot bot botfly botlike botmaster botnet cobot infobot lawbot maegbote magbote manbot pleasurebot prostibot robo- roboid robomb shopping bot
Descendants of milli-
mas masman milliamp milliare millicandela millicharged millidarwin millidyne millielectronvolt milligravity millijansky millikatal millilitre millimeter millimho millimolar millinewton milliohm milliosmol millirem milliroentgen millisecond milliskin millitorr