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Meaning of MICROSCOPIC

Pronunciation:  `mIkru'skâpik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  infinitely or immeasurably small; "two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"; "reduced to a microscopic scale"
  2. [adj]  too small to be seen except under a microscope
  3. [adj]  extremely precise with great attention to details; "examined it with microscopic care"
  4. [adj]  of or relating to or used in microscopy; "microscopic analysis"; "microscopical examination"
 

MICROSCOPIC is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: atomic, atomlike, infinitesimal, little, microscopical, microscopical, minute, precise, small, subatomic, subgross
 
 Antonyms: large, macroscopic, macroscopical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mi`cro*scop"ic\, Microscopical \Mi`cro*scop"ic*al\,
a. [Cf. F. microscopique.]
1. Of or pertaining to the microscope or to microscopy; made
   with a microscope; as, microscopic observation.

2. Able to see extremely minute objects.

         Why has not man a microscopic eye?    --Pope.

3. Very small; visible only by the aid of a microscope; as, a
   microscopic insect.

 
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