microphotograph

noun

mi·​cro·​pho·​to·​graph ˌmī-krə-ˈfō-tə-ˌgraf How to pronounce microphotograph (audio)
1
: a small photograph that is normally magnified for viewing
2
microphotograph transitive verb
microphotographer noun
microphotographic adjective
microphotography noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Dental microphotographs of all three animals did not display the telltale peaks and valleys found in regular bone-crushing predators, such as hyenas, according to the study, published April 19 in the journal Scientific Reports. Jason Bittel, National Geographic, 19 Apr. 2017 Dental microphotographs of all three animals did not display the telltale peaks and valleys found in regular bone-crushing predators, such as hyenas, according to the study, published April 19 in the journal Scientific Reports. Jason Bittel, National Geographic, 19 Apr. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of microphotograph was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Microphotograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microphotograph. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

microphotograph

noun
mi·​cro·​pho·​to·​graph ˌmī-krō-ˈfōt-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce microphotograph (audio)

Medical Definition

microphotograph

noun
mi·​cro·​pho·​to·​graph -ˈfōt-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce microphotograph (audio)
1
: a small photograph that is normally magnified for viewing
2
microphotograph transitive verb
microphotographer noun
microphotographic adjective
microphotography noun
plural microphotographies
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