Microscopical



[mahy-kruh-skop-ik] /ˌmaɪ krəˈskɒp ɪk/

adjective
1.
so small as to be invisible or indistinct without the use of the :
microscopic organisms.
Compare .
2.
very small; tiny.
3.
of, relating to, or involving a :
microscopic investigation.
4.
very detailed; meticulous:
a microscopic view of society.
5.
suggestive of the precise use of the ; minute:
microscopic exactness.
/ˌmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk/
adjective
1.
not large enough to be seen with the naked eye but visible under a microscope Compare macroscopic
2.
very small; minute
3.
of, concerned with, or using a microscope
4.
characterized by or done with great attention to detail
adj.

1732, “like a microscope;” see microscope + -ic. Meaning “of minute size” is from 1760s. Related: Microscopical; microscopically.

microscopic mi·cro·scop·ic (mī’krə-skŏp’ĭk) or mi·cro·scop·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.

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