[suhb-mil-uh-mee-ter] /sʌbˈmɪl əˌmi tər/
less than a millimeter in size:
a submillimeter wave.
or submicroscopical [suhb-mahy-kruh-skop-ik] /ˌsʌb maɪ krəˈskɒp ɪk/ adjective 1. too small to be seen through a microscope. submicroscopic /ˌsʌbmaɪkrəˈskɒpɪk/ adjective 1. too small to be seen through an optical microscope submicroscopic sub·mi·cro·scop·ic (sŭb’mī-krə-skŏp’ĭk) adj. Too small to be visible under the most powerful optical microscope.
adjective 1. (of particles) being less than a micron in overall dimensions.
adjective 1. (of meat) being a cut of meat larger than a steak, roast, or other single cut but smaller than a side of beef: shipped by the packer to local markets for final cutting to reduce processing costs and to retard spoilage. noun 2. such a cut of meat.
adjective 1. being of less than top quality: a subprime grade of steel. 2. being below a prime rate: banks engaging in subprime lending. adjective 1. (of a loan) made to a borrower with a poor credit rating, usually at a high rate of interest noun 2. a loan made to a borrower with a […]