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ti·ny

 (tī′nē)
adj. ti·ni·er, ti·ni·est
Extremely small: The glass shattered into tiny shards that were hard to clean up. See Synonyms at small.

[Alteration of Middle English tine.]

ti′ni·ness n.

tiny

(ˈtaɪnɪ)
adj, tinier or tiniest
very small; minute
[C16 tine, of uncertain origin]
ˈtinily adv
ˈtininess n

ti•ny

(ˈtaɪ ni)

adj. -ni•er, -ni•est.
very small; minute.
[1590–1600; late Middle English tine (of obscure orig.) + -y1]
ti′ni•ly, adv.
ti′ni•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tiny - very smalltiny - very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"
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"

tiny

tiny

adjective
Translations
صَغير جِداضَغِيرٌ جِدّاً
drobný
lillebitte
pikkuinenpikkuruinen
sićušan
apró
ofurlítill
小さな
아주 작은
mazītiņšsīks
drobcen
mycket liten
เล็กมาก
nhỏ xíu

tiny

[ˈtaɪnɪ] ADJ (tinier (compar) (tiniest (superl))) → diminuto, minúsculo

tiny

[ˈtaɪni] adjminuscule
a tiny bit → un petit peu

tiny

adj (+er)winzig, sehr klein; baby, childsehr or ganz klein; tiny littlewinzig klein; a tiny mind (pej)ein winziger Verstand, ein Zwergenverstand m

tiny

[ˈtaɪnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → minuscolo/a

tiny

(ˈtaini) adjective
very small. a tiny insect.

tiny

ضَغِيرٌ جِدّاً drobný lillebitte winzig μικρούτσικος diminuto pikkuruinen minuscule sićušan minuscolo 小さな 아주 작은 uiterst klein knøttlite drobny pequeno крошечный mycket liten เล็กมาก ufak nhỏ xíu 微小的

tiny

a. diminuto-a;
muy pequeño, microscópico-a.
References in classic literature ?
There was no trace of shell, and there was stretched over fully half the sky an even cover of tiny and ever tinier cloudlets.
And, again, I thought I saw first a tiny flame, and then a tinier glow; and as my head drooped, and my eyes closed again, I say I thought I smelt tobacco; but this, of course, was my imagination supplying all the links from one.
A lesser ladder still ascended to a tinier trap-door in the apex of the tower; the fixed seats looked to me to be wearing their old, old coat of grained varnish; nay the varnish had its ancient smell, and the very vanes outside creaked their message to my ears.
And that's where I, for one, want him: in the rear-view mirror, growing tinier and tinier as we zoom, pedal to the metal, toward a saner, more dignified horizon.
Excerpts like "My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing to thee" dominate their pages, with tinier images around them -- of musical notes or vines, for example.
The smaller or farther away the planet, the tinier the wobble it induces on its host star, so the technique has mostly remained limited to detecting larger planets in closer orbits.
train, titan, tint, tinnier, tinier, tine, tern, tent, tenant, tarn, tanner, taint, retina, retain, rent, rein, rant, rani, rain, nitrite, nitre, nitrate, nine, nett, neat, near, nattier, natter, intern, inter, intent, inner, innate, inertia, inert, inane, entrant, entrain, earn, anti, ante, anent, ITINERANT Wordsquare: G.
And on the tiny screen was an even tinier envelope.
The combination of STs STWBC-WA charging-transmitter controller and STWLC04 wireless battery-charger receiver enables power transfers up to 1W with smaller coils than any other chipsets in the market: just 11mm diameter coils on the receive side and 20mm for the transmitter allow tinier, slimmer form factors.
We only heard one semi-loud screech, and a few seconds later, there were tinier, cute screeches, and it was when we knew the baby was born.
Not only were they much older than their descendants, thought to have become extinct 50,000 years ago, but evidence suggests they were even tinier.
The tiny world has an even tinier moon, NASA announced April 26.