subminiature

adjective

sub·​min·​i·​a·​ture ˌsəb-ˈmi-nē-ə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce subminiature (audio)
-ˈmi-ni-ˌchu̇r,
-ˈmin-yə-,
-chər,
-ˌtyu̇r,
-ˌtu̇r
: very small
used especially of a very compact assembly of electronic equipment

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subminiature was in 1945

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Cite this Entry

“Subminiature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subminiature. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

subminiature

adjective
sub·​min·​ia·​ture
ˌsəb-ˈmin-ē-ə-ˌchu̇(ə)r,
ˈsəb-,
-ˈmin-i-ˌchu̇(ə)r,
-ˈmin-yə-,
-chər
: very small
subminiature electronic equipment
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