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 (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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miniaturization - act of making on a greatly reduced scaleminiaturization - act of making on a greatly reduced scale
shrinking - the act of becoming less
miniaturkopijas izgatavošana


[ˌmɪnɪtʃəraɪˈzeɪʃən] Nminiaturización f


[ˌmɪnɪtʃəraɪˈzeɪʃn] nminiaturizzazione f


(ˈminitʃə) adjective
smaller than normal, often very small. a miniature radio.
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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For years I have used this space to discuss miniaturization and the printing complexities that come with it.
"Our nuclear strike potential have long ago reached the level of essential miniaturization and diversification, and the increase in accuracy and intellectual ability of not only our short- and mid-range missiles, but also our long-range missiles have reached a level guaranteeing the maximum probability of striking the target," Yonhap cited a representative from North Korea's Defense Committee as saying.

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