printed matter in small-sized type.
the detailed wording of a contract, lease, insurance policy, or the like, often set in type smaller than the main body of the document and including general restrictions or qualifications that could be considered disadvantageous:
Make sure you read the fine print before signing.
matter set in small type, as in a contract, esp considered as containing unfavourable conditions that the signer might overlook Also called small print
matter in a contract, etc, printed in small type, esp when considered to be a trap for the unwary
Also, fine print. The details in a contract or other document, often indicating restrictions or other disadvantages. For example, Be sure you read the small print before you sign your name to it, or They had the warranty terms in fine print, so you’d overlook the fact that it was only good for a month. This idiom alludes to the fact that such material is often printed in smaller type than the rest of the document. [ Mid-1900s ]
- Small pudendal lips
small pudendal lips pl.n. The labia minora.
- Small saphenous vein
small saphenous vein n. A vein that arises from the union of the dorsal vein of the little toe with the dorsal venous arch and ascends through the middle of the calf to the lower portion of the popliteal space where it empties into the popliteal vein.
- Small-saver certificate
[smawl-sey-ver] /ˈsmɔlˈseɪ vər/ noun 1. a savings certificate issued in a small denomination.
adjective 1. of limited extent; of small scope: a small-scale enterprise. 2. being a relatively small map, model, etc., of the original and, hence, showing relatively little detail. adjective 1. of limited size or scope 2. (of a map, model, etc) giving a relatively small representation of something, usually missing out details