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 \

Definition of microminiature

2 : suitable for use with microminiaturized parts

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Examples of microminiature in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of microminiature

1958, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Microminiature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microminiature. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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