nanite etymology

English word nanite comes from English nano-, English -ite

Detailed word origin of nanite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nano- English (eng) Derived from the nanotechnology industry. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10−9. Symbol: n. Very small.
-ite English (eng) Forming adjectives (biology) Used to form nouns denoting segments or components of the body or an organ of the body.. (chemistry) Used to form names of certain chemical compounds, especially salts or esters of acids whose name ends in -ous.. (chiefly, US) Used to form demonyms.. (sometimes, pejorative) Used to form nouns denoting followers or adherents of a specified person, idea, doctrine, [...]
nanite English (eng) (informal) A nanorobot.

Words with the same origin as nanite

Descendants of nano-
heteronanocrystal nanoanalytical nanobioelectronics nanobot nanocanal nanochannel nanoconjugate nanocrystallography nanodielectric nanodrop nanoid nanoliposome nanoplasmonics nanorobot nanosecond nanosensing nanosievert nanosurface nanotechnology nanotracer nanotruss nanotubular nanovehicle nanowaveguide
Descendants of -ite
Heracleonite Jainite Odessite andesite aphrodite bauxite carbonite cavorite coltan cordite jeffersonite kambaldaite kryptonite magnetite meteorite muscovite noonkanbahite orichalcum saliotite samsonite silicate socialite sodomite trilobite