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min·i·a·ture

 (mĭn′ē-ə-cho͝or′, -chər, mĭn′ə-)
n.
1.
a. A copy or model that represents or reproduces something in a greatly reduced size.
b. Something small of its class.
2.
a. A small painting executed with great detail, often on a surface such as ivory or vellum.
b. A small portrait, picture, or decorative letter on an illuminated manuscript.
c. The art of painting miniatures.
adj.
Greatly reduced in size or scale. See Synonyms at small.

[Italian miniatura, illumination of manuscripts, small painting, from miniare, to illuminate, from Latin miniāre, to color red, from minium, cinnabar, red lead (often used to adulterate cinnabar), probably of pre-Roman Iberian origin (since the Romans obtained most of their cinnabar from Spain); akin to Minius, ancient Roman name of the Miño (Minho) River of Galicia and northern Portugal.]

min′i·a·tur′ist n.

miniature

(ˈmɪnɪtʃə)
n
1. a model, copy, or similar representation on a very small scale
2. anything that is very small of its kind
3. (Art Terms) a very small painting, esp a portrait, showing fine detail on ivory or vellum
4. a very small bottle of whisky or other spirits, which can hold 50 millilitres
5. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an illuminated letter or other decoration in a manuscript
6. in miniature on a small scale: games are real life in miniature.
adj
7. greatly reduced in size
8. on a small scale; minute
[C16: from Italian, from Medieval Latin miniātūra, from miniāre to paint red, (in illuminating manuscripts); from minium]

min•i•a•ture

(ˈmɪn i ə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər, ˈmɪn ə tʃər)

n.
1. a representation or image of something on a small or reduced scale.
2. something small of its class or kind.
3. a very small painting, esp. a portrait, on ivory, vellum, or the like.
4. the art of executing such a painting.
5. an illumination in an illuminated manuscript or book.
adj.
6. on or represented on a small or reduced scale: a miniature poodle.
Idioms:
in miniature, of a reduced size; on a small scale: a terrarium resembling a jungle in miniature.
[1580–90; < Italian miniatura miniature painting < Medieval Latin miniātūra=miniāt(us) illuminated + -ūra -ure]

miniature

A tiny painting (less than 6 in across), usually a portrait.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miniature - painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)miniature - painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
2.miniature - a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced sizeminiature - a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size
copy - a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
Adj.1.miniature - being on a very small scaleminiature - being on a very small scale; "a miniature camera"
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"

miniature

adjective small, little, minute, baby, reduced, tiny, pocket, toy, mini, wee, dwarf, scaled-down, diminutive, minuscule, midget, teeny-weeny, Lilliputian, teensy-weensy, pygmy or pigmy The farm has been selling miniature roses since 1979.
big, large, huge, great, giant, enormous, immense, enlarged, gigantic, oversize, ginormous (informal)

miniature

noun
A small-scale representation of something:
adjective
Translations
صُورَةٌ مُصَّغَرَة مَرْسُومَةٌصورَه شَخْصِيَّه صَغيرَه جِداًصورَه مُصَغَّرَه جِدامِصْغَرنُسْخَه مُصَغَّرَه
miniaturaminiaturnízmenšený model
miniature-miniaturemodelminiatureportrætminiature
pienois-pienoismalli
minijaturaminijaturan
miniatűrminiatűrmodell
í smækkaîri myndsmækkuî eftirmynd, líkansmámynd
ミニチュアミニチュアの
축소 모형축소된
miniatiūraminiatiūrinė kopijapadaryti mažesnį
miniatūraminiatūrkopijaminiatūrs
miniatúraminiatúrnyzmenšený model
miniaturen
miniatyrminiatyr-
เล็กมากภาพวาดขนาดเล็กมาก
çok küçükminyatürminyatür resimufak kopya
bức tiểu họathu nhỏ

miniature

[ˈmɪnɪtʃəʳ]
A. Nminiatura f
in miniatureen miniatura
B. ADJ (= not full-sized) → (en) miniatura; (= tiny) → diminuto
miniature clocksrelojes en miniatura
a miniature bottle of whiskyuna botellita de whisky
C. CPD miniature golf Nminigolf m
miniature poodle Ncaniche mf enano/a
miniature railway Nferrocarril m en miniatura
miniature submarine Nsubmarino m de bolsillo

miniature

[ˈmɪnɪtʃər]
adj
(gen)en miniature, miniature
a miniature version → une version en miniature, une version miniature
[rose, poodle] → nain(e)
n
(= picture) → miniature f
in miniature → en miniatureminiature golf nminigolf m

miniature

nMiniatur- or Kleinausgabe f; (Art) → Miniatur f; (= bottle)Miniflasche f; in miniatureen miniature, im kleinen
adj attrMiniatur-; miniature worldMiniaturmodell nt

miniature

:
miniature camera
nKleinbildkamera f
miniature golf
nMini- or Kleingolf nt; miniature courseMinigolfplatz m
miniature poodle
nZwergpudel m
miniature railway
nLiliputbahn f
miniature submarine
nKleinst-U-Boot nt

miniature

[ˈmɪnɪtʃəʳ]
1. nminiatura
in miniature → in miniatura
2. adj (gen) → in miniatura; (poodle) → nano/a

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

miniature

صُورَةٌ مُصَّغَرَة مَرْسُومَةٌ, مِصْغَر miniatura, miniaturní miniature, miniature- Miniatur, Miniatur- μικρογραφία, μικροσκοπικός en miniatura, miniatura pienois-, pienoismalli miniature minijatura, minijaturan in miniatura, miniatura ミニチュア, ミニチュアの 축소 모형, 축소된 miniatuur, miniatuur- mini-, miniatyr miniatura, miniaturowy miniatura, miniatural миниатюра, миниатюрный miniatyr, miniatyr- เล็กมาก, ภาพวาดขนาดเล็กมาก minyatür bức tiểu họa, thu nhỏ 微型的, 缩影
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In addition, intracellular recordings as those required to probe miniature endplate potentials (MEPP), miniature endplate currents (MEPC), endplate potentials (EPP) and endplate currents (EPC) are performed directly on patient muscle biopsies.

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