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A copy or photograph that has been reduced to an extremely small size for ease of transport and purposes of security.
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1. (Photography) a microcopy about the size of a pinhead, used esp in espionage
2. (Recreational Drugs) a tiny tablet containing LSD
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(ˈmaɪ krəˌdɒt)

a photograph reduced to the size of a printed period, used esp. to transmit messages, photographs, drawings, etc.
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Noun1.microdot - photograph reduced to the size of a dot (usually for purposes of security)
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
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[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌdɒt] Nmicropunto m
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| Consider a high-tech marking system such as TecTracer which puts thousands of coded microdot markers into a sheep's fleece.
Stock should be checked regularly but at different times of the day, while high-tech marking systems can be used such as TecTracer - this puts thousands of coded microdot markers into a sheep's fleece Welshpool-based ORP Surveillance, which specialises in farm security, has seen a jump in demand for access control systems over the past 18 months.
More aggressive stippling generally lasts longer, ultra fine (microdot) can wear down in under a year with steady use.
Upon completion of his service in 1955, he earned his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering at Chicago Technical College (1962), and served as Vice President and General Manager of several companies including Radio Industries, TRW, Keene Coin Handling Division, Microdot, Diebel Manufacturing, American Hydraulics, Charles Industries, Universal Automatic and Overland Bolling.
Last March, he released the single "Fiancee" featuring Microdot. As to what inspired him to write the lyrics, he said, "I was riding in a car.
The program will be hosted by TV celebrity Kim Sung-joo, comedian Park Myung-soo and rapper SanE, while Vernon of Seventeen, Luda of WJSN, Hongseok of Pentagon, rapper Microdot and musician Don Spike will appear as tutors, K-Pop Herald reports.
The two-part celebration began at the poolside, where guests enjoyed a barbecue dinner, watching the sunset and listening to musical performances by renowned entertainers Microdot and Sam Oak.
AN inventor has told how the Tories pulled the plug on his pioneering electric Microdot car 37 years ago.
For example, when human service systems of care began as microdot local entities during the 1970s the idea was to create local care systems, partly in reaction to the big-hospital-on-the-hill model that had dominated care up to that point.
Reportedly, this new relationship permits SMark to apply Anoto's proprietary microdot pattern within this use case in exchange for royalties defined as a percentage of revenue.