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Synonyms for one-trillionth

one part in a trillion equal parts

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Through a natural process that lasts less than one-trillionth of a second, light-absorbing parts of DNA convert ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun into heat.
Pico is a prefix meaning one-trillionth, and picocomputer is a term "meant to describe machines even smaller than a microcomputer," like palm-size
In physics, one picocurie is equal to one-trillionth of a curie, the measurement of a quantity of radioactive substances, a very minute amount.
A picocurie is one-trillionth of a curie, a standard measure of radiation.
We concluded that a serum VEGF-D level of greater than 800 pg/mL (picograms, or one-trillionth of a gram, per milliliter) in women with typical cystic changes on a high-resolution computed tomography (CT) scan is diagnostically specific for sporadic LAM and identifies LAM in women with TSC.
Yet the energies available at the LHC are only one-trillionth the level Planck will probe in looking for the signal of gravitational waves, Dodelson says, adding: "That we can hope to learn anything at all about the energy scale when the universe began is unbelievable.
Environmental Protection Agency standard for safe exposure, which is about one-trillionth of a gram per liter.
The individual circuits in such chips, by the way, will operate at a switching speed of about 10 picoseconds, a picosecond being one-trillionth of a second.
Now a team of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers has developed a new type of imaging system that can illuminate tumors in living subjects -- getting pictures with a precision of nearly one-trillionth of a meter.
Not only can we detect picogram levels - one-trillionth of a gram - of protein, but we can also see very subtle changes in the ways the protein is modified.
Yet somehow the sound energy gets condensed inside the bubble to one-trillionth of its original density.
Bunker and Michalske's earlier work focused on the very tip of a crack, where the silicon-oxygen network of simple glasses can tear apart at one-trillionth of an inch per hour, then suddenly accelerate to 50 or 60 miles per hour.