Definition of nanobe in English:

nanobe

Pronunciation /ˈnanˌōb/ /ˈnænˌoʊb/ /ˈnāˌnōb/ /ˈneɪˌnoʊb/

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noun

another term for nanobacterium
‘And the other interesting aspect of the nanobes is that they're in the same size range as the controversial Martian nanobe bacteria that were found in a meteorite some years ago.’
  • ‘Because these nanobes are so incredibly tiny, they are devilishly hard for scientists to work with.’
  • ‘There was neither a nanoplague born from new nanobe pathogens nor an army of nanosoldiers clouding the sky.’
  • ‘Ideally that means obtaining a complete gene sequence, and locating the nanobes on the universal tree of life.’
  • ‘Called nanobes, they were found in rock samples drilled from 5km below the seabed off the Western Australia.’

Origin

1990s shortening and alteration of nanobacterium.