microminiature

adjective

mi·​cro·​min·​i·​a·​ture ˌmī-krō-ˈmi-nē-ə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce microminiature (audio)
-ˈmi-ni-ˌchu̇r,
-ˈmin-yə-,
-chər,
-ˌtyu̇r,
-ˌtu̇r
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2
: suitable for use with microminiaturized parts

Examples of microminiature in a Sentence

a microminiature model of the city to be used for the movie's special effects

Word History

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of microminiature was in 1958

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Cite this Entry

“Microminiature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microminiature. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

microminiature

adjective
mi·​cro·​min·​ia·​ture
ˌmī-krō-ˈmin-ē-ə-ˌchu̇(ə)r,
-ˈmin-i-ˌchu̇(ə)r,
-ˈmin-yə-,
-chər
: reduced to or produced in a very small size and especially in a size smaller than one considered miniature
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