[mahy-kruh-thurm] /ˈmaɪ krəˌθɜrm/
a plant requiring a minimum of heat for growth.
[mahy-kroh-thin] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌθɪn/ adjective 1. extremely or, sometimes, microscopically : a microthin layer of aluminum.
n. “abnormal smallness of the ear,” 1881, Medical Latin, from micro- + Greek ous (genitive otos) “ear” (see ear (n.)). microtia mi·cro·ti·a (mī-krō’shē-ə, -shə) n. Abnormal smallness of the auricle of the ear.
[mahy-kruh-tohm] /ˈmaɪ krəˌtoʊm/ noun 1. an instrument for cutting very thin sections, as of organic tissue, for microscopic examination. /ˈmaɪkrəʊˌtəʊm/ noun 1. an instrument used for cutting thin sections, esp of biological material, for microscopical examination microtome mi·cro·tome (mī’krə-tōm’) n. An instrument that is used to cut a specimen, as of organic tissue, into thin […]
noun 1. the most accurate expression of a time that a computer is able to produce 2. the time taken (1/30000 second) by the human eye to register consciously an image before it