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mi·cro·scop·ic

 (mī′krə-skŏp′ĭk) also mi·cro·scop·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1.
a. Too small to be seen by the unaided eye but large enough to be studied under a microscope.
b. Of, relating to, or concerned with a microscope.
2. Exceedingly small; minute: "The activities of men ... were reduced to a microscopic scale" (John Hersey).
3. Characterized by or done with extreme attention to detail: a microscopic investigation.


mi′cro·scop′i·cal·ly adv.

microscopic

(ˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk) or less commonly

microscopical

adj
1. (General Physics) not large enough to be seen with the naked eye but visible under a microscope. Compare macroscopic
2. very small; minute
3. (General Physics) of, concerned with, or using a microscope
4. characterized by or done with great attention to detail
ˌmicroˈscopically adv

mi•cro•scop•ic

(ˌmaɪ krəˈskɒp ɪk)

also mi`cro•scop′i•cal,



adj.
1. so small as to be invisible without the use of the microscope. Compare macroscopic (def. 1).
2. very small; tiny.
3. involving or requiring the use of a microscope.
4. very detailed; meticulous: a microscopic analysis.
[1670–80]
mi`cro•scop′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.microscopic - of or relating to or used in microscopymicroscopic - of or relating to or used in microscopy; "microscopic analysis"; "microscopical examination"
2.microscopic - visible under a microscope; using a microscope
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"
3.microscopic - extremely precise with great attention to details; "examined it with microscopic care"
precise - sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"
4.microscopic - so small as to be invisible without a microscope; "differences were microscopic"
little, small - limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"

microscopic

microscopic

adjective
So minute as not to be discernible:
Translations
مِكْروسكوبي: مِجْهَري
mikroskopický
mikroskopisk
mikroszkopikus
smásær, örsmár; smásjár-
mikroskopický
mikroskopski
mikroskobik

microscopic

[ˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk] ADJmicroscópico

microscopic

[ˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk] adjmicroscopique

microscopic

adj (in size) → mikroskopisch (klein); microscopic creaturemikroskopisch kleines Lebewesen; microscopic detailsfeinste Details; in microscopic detailbis ins kleinste Detail

microscopic

[ˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk] microscopical [ˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪkl] adjmicroscopico/a

microscope

(ˈmaikrəskəup) noun
an instrument which makes very small objects able to be seen magnifying them greatly. Germs are very small, and can only be seen with the aid of a microscope.
ˌmicroˈscopic (-ˈsko-) adjective
seen only by the aid of a microscope. microscopic bacteria.
ˌmicroˈscopically adverb

mi·cro·scop·ic

, microscopical
a. microscópico-a, rel. al microscopio.

microscopic

adj microscópico
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