Glossary of Terms
Like any industry, ours uses a variety of terms. If you want to find out what they mean, you are in the right place! Simply click on a letter to see its list of terms. If the term you are looking for isn't listed in our glossary feel free to contact us so that we may help you as well as add it to our list.
Nano is an SI prefix in the SI system of units denoting 10-9 or one billionth. It is often used in prefixing time and length units encountered in electronics and computer systems (e.g. 30 nanoseconds, 100 nanometers).
It was confirmed in 1960 and comes from the Greek νάνος, meaning dwarf.