miniaturize

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verb min·i·a·tur·ize \ˈmi-nē-ə-chə-ˌrīz, ˈmi-ni-chə-, ˈmin-yə-chə-, -ˌtyu̇-, -ˌtu̇-\

Definition of miniaturize

miniaturized

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miniaturizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to design or construct in small size

miniaturization

play \ˌmi-nē-ə-ˌchu̇r-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌmi-ni-, ˌmin-yə-, -chər-, -ˌtyu̇r-, -ˌtu̇r-\ noun

Examples of miniaturize in a Sentence

  1. Technology has made it possible to miniaturize electronic circuits.

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1909

First Known Use of miniaturize

1909


MINIATURIZE Defined for English Language Learners

miniaturize

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Definition of miniaturize for English Language Learners

  • : to design or make (something) in a very small size


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