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mac·ro·scop·ic

 (măk′rə-skŏp′ĭk) also mac·ro·scop·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Large enough to be perceived or examined by the unaided eye.
2. Relating to observations made by the unaided eye.

mac′ro·scop′i·cal·ly adv.

macroscopic

(ˌməkrəʊˈskɒpɪk)
adj
1. (General Physics) large enough to be visible to the naked eye. Compare microscopic
2. comprehensive; concerned with large units
3. (General Physics) physics capable of being described by the statistical properties of a large number of parts
Also called: megascopic
[C19: see macro-, -scopic]
ˌmacroˈscopically adv

mac•ro•scop•ic

(ˌmæk rəˈskɒp ɪk)

also mac`ro•scop′i•cal,



adj.
1. visible to the naked eye. Compare microscopic (def. 1).
2. pertaining to large units; comprehensive.
[1870–75]
mac`ro•scop′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.macroscopic - visible to the naked eye; using the naked eye
seeable, visible - capable of being seen; or open to easy view; "a visible object"; "visible stars"; "mountains visible in the distance"; "a visible change of expression"; "visible files"
2.macroscopic - large enough to be visible with the naked eye
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
Translations

macroscopic

[ˌmækrəˈskɒpɪk] ADJmacroscópico
MACY'S THANKSGIVING PARADE
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade es una cabalgata anual que tiene lugar en Nueva York el Día de Acción de Gracias, el cuarto jueves de noviembre. Patrocinado por los grandes almacenes Macy's, este desfile de globos con personajes de dibujos animados, bandas de música y grupos de personas que vienen de todas las partes de EE.UU. recorre las calles de Broadway a la vez que se televisa a todo el país. En el desfile son típicas unas carrozas profusamente adornadas llamadas floats, en las que van montados cantantes famosos y estrellas de Broadway. A pesar de que se celebra el Día de Acción de Gracias, el tema del desfile es la Navidad y Santa Claus siempre va en la última carroza.

mac·ro·scop·ic

a. macroscópico-a, que se ve a simple vista, antónimo de microscópico.
References in classic literature ?
Physicists distinguish between macroscopic and microscopic equations: the former determine the visible movements of bodies of ordinary size, the latter the minute occurrences in the smallest parts.
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Dyson showed that the Gaussian Unitary Ensemble (GUE) is the invariant measure for this stochastic evolution, they explain, and conjectured that, when starting from a generic configuration of initial points, the time period that is needed for the GUE statistics to become dominant depends on the scale we look at: the microscopic correlations arrive at the equilibrium regime sooner than the macroscopic correlations.
This directional arrangement has an effect on the microstructure of the sand and also shows the anisotropy in the macroscopic mechanical properties [1-3].
Reactive transport modelling at the field scale is usually based on a macroscopic finite element or a finite volume discretization scheme [1].
Invasion mechanisms are investigated on models ranging from microscopic to macroscopic scales.
The VDF is commonly applied in static macroscopic traffic assignment to describe the resultant link travel times, as a function of flow (result of assignment) and capacity and free-flow travel time (constant parameters of the link).
In other words, there is a connection between the traffic condition of the road network and the number of mobile vehicles, which is called the macroscopic fundamental diagrams (MFDs).
At 56 days, the mean macroscopic improvement with QSRL laser was rated 3.5 by the treating physician and patient and 3 by a blinded physician; the mean macroscopic improvement with TCT was rated 2.4 by the treating physician, 2.2 by the patient, and 1.7 by the blinded physician.
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of hypofractionated external-beam radiotherapy for management of macroscopic hematuria in patients with advanced urinary bladder cancer.
At autopsy, 154 individuals had macroscopic infarctions (areas of stroke damage visible to the naked eye) and 128 had "microinfarcts" (areas of damage visible with a microscope).
But scientists say they are still a long way from building cloaks that conceal macroscopic objects in all the wavelengths of light that are visible to the naked eye.