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min·i·a·tur·ize

 (mĭn′ē-ə-chə-rīz′, mĭn′ə-)
tr.v. min·i·a·tur·ized, min·i·a·tur·iz·ing, min·i·a·tur·iz·es
To plan or make on a greatly reduced scale.

min′i·a·tur′i·za′tion (-chər′ĭ-zā′shən) n.

miniaturize

(ˈmɪnɪtʃəˌraɪz) or

miniaturise

vb
(tr) to make or construct (something, esp electronic equipment) on a very small scale; reduce in size
ˌminiaturiˈzation, ˌminiaturiˈsation n

min•i•a•tur•ize

(ˈmɪn i ə tʃəˌraɪz, ˈmɪn ə-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make in greatly reduced size.
[1945–50]
min`i•a•tur•i•za′tion, n.

miniaturize


Past participle: miniaturized
Gerund: miniaturizing

Imperative
miniaturize
miniaturize
Present
I miniaturize
you miniaturize
he/she/it miniaturizes
we miniaturize
you miniaturize
they miniaturize
Preterite
I miniaturized
you miniaturized
he/she/it miniaturized
we miniaturized
you miniaturized
they miniaturized
Present Continuous
I am miniaturizing
you are miniaturizing
he/she/it is miniaturizing
we are miniaturizing
you are miniaturizing
they are miniaturizing
Present Perfect
I have miniaturized
you have miniaturized
he/she/it has miniaturized
we have miniaturized
you have miniaturized
they have miniaturized
Past Continuous
I was miniaturizing
you were miniaturizing
he/she/it was miniaturizing
we were miniaturizing
you were miniaturizing
they were miniaturizing
Past Perfect
I had miniaturized
you had miniaturized
he/she/it had miniaturized
we had miniaturized
you had miniaturized
they had miniaturized
Future
I will miniaturize
you will miniaturize
he/she/it will miniaturize
we will miniaturize
you will miniaturize
they will miniaturize
Future Perfect
I will have miniaturized
you will have miniaturized
he/she/it will have miniaturized
we will have miniaturized
you will have miniaturized
they will have miniaturized
Future Continuous
I will be miniaturizing
you will be miniaturizing
he/she/it will be miniaturizing
we will be miniaturizing
you will be miniaturizing
they will be miniaturizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been miniaturizing
you have been miniaturizing
he/she/it has been miniaturizing
we have been miniaturizing
you have been miniaturizing
they have been miniaturizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been miniaturizing
you will have been miniaturizing
he/she/it will have been miniaturizing
we will have been miniaturizing
you will have been miniaturizing
they will have been miniaturizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been miniaturizing
you had been miniaturizing
he/she/it had been miniaturizing
we had been miniaturizing
you had been miniaturizing
they had been miniaturizing
Conditional
I would miniaturize
you would miniaturize
he/she/it would miniaturize
we would miniaturize
you would miniaturize
they would miniaturize
Past Conditional
I would have miniaturized
you would have miniaturized
he/she/it would have miniaturized
we would have miniaturized
you would have miniaturized
they would have miniaturized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.miniaturize - design or construct on a smaller scaleminiaturize - design or construct on a smaller scale
shrink, reduce - reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"
Translations
miniaturizovat
formindske
miniatürizál
izgatavot miniaturkopiju
minyatürleştirmek

miniaturize

[ˈmɪnɪtʃəraɪz] VTminiaturizar

miniaturize

miniaturize

[ˈmɪnɪtʃəˌraɪz] vtminiaturizzare

miniature

(ˈminitʃə) adjective
smaller than normal, often very small. a miniature radio.
noun
1. a very small painting of a person.
2. a copy or model of something, made on a small scale.
miniaturize, miniaturise (ˈminiətʃəraiz) verb
to make something in a (much) smaller size.
miniaturization, miniaturisation (ˌminətʃəraiˈzeiʃn) , ((American) ˌminiətʃuərəˈzeiʃn) noun
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Whereas the fairy monarchs in A Midsummer Night's Dream are the size of human adults -- Titania and Oberon have, respectively, had extramarital affairs with Theseus and Hippolyra -- in Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare miniaturizes the fairy queen herself.
Under development is an IFC that isolates and detects a target sequence in a high background of similar sequences and an IFC that miniaturizes and integrates the steps involved with immunoassays.
The DeBakey VAD Child utilizes the technology of the implanted adult pump and further miniaturizes it for use in children.