[mahy-kruh-swich] /ˈmaɪ krəˌswɪtʃ/
a highly sensitive used in automatic-control devices.
(electrical engineering) a switch that operates by small movements of a lever
microsuture mi·cro·su·ture (mī’krō-sōō’chər) n. Suture material having a tiny caliber and used in microsurgery.
microsyringe mi·cro·sy·ringe (mī’krō-sə-rĭnj’, -sēr’ĭnj) n. A hypodermic syringe having a micrometer screw attached to the piston, thus allowing accurately measured minute quantities of fluid to be injected.
hardware, storage /mi:’kroh-tayp/ Occasionally used to mean a DECtape, as opposed to a macrotape. Apparently the term “microtape” was actually the official term used within DEC for these tapes until someone coined the word “DECtape”, which, of course, sounded sexier to the marketroids. Another version of the story holds that someone discovered a conflict with […]
[mahy-kroh-tee-ching] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌti tʃɪŋ/ noun 1. a scaled-down procedure with a few students under controlled conditions, often videotaped in order to analyze techniques and develop new skills.