microworld

noun
mi·​cro·​world | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌwər(-ə)ld How to pronounce microworld (audio) \

Definition of microworld

: a small universe specifically : the natural universe observed at the microscopic or submicroscopic level

Examples of microworld in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Logic demands that there does not exist an unknown, deterministic layer in the microworld. Lee Phillips, Ars Technica, "A brief history of quantum alternatives," 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of microworld

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Microworld.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microworld. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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