[mahy-kruh-burst] /ˈmaɪ krəˌbɜrst/
an intense, localized downdraft of air that spreads on the ground, causing rapid changes in wind direction and speed; a localized downburst.
another name for downburst
A sudden, violent downdraft of air over a small area (less than 16 sq km or 6.24 sq mi) that lasts at least 25 minutes. Microbursts can cause winds with speeds as high as 270 km (167 mi) per hour. They are difficult to detect and predict with standard weather instruments. They are especially hazardous to airplanes during landing or taking off.
[mahy-kroh-buhs] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌbʌs/ noun 1. .
noun a very small-scale business, esp. owner-operated with few employees; also called microenterprise
[mahy-kroh-kap] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌkæp/ adjective 1. designating a company, or a mutual fund that invests in companies, with a very small market capitalization, usually under $250 million.
[mahy-kroh-kap-suh l, -sool, -syool] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌkæp səl, -sul, -syul/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a tiny , 20–150 microns in diameter, used for slow-release application of drugs, pesticides, flavors, etc.