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[min-ee-uh-chuh-rahyz, min-uh-] /ˈmɪn i ə tʃəˌraɪz, ˈmɪn ə-/

verb (used with object), miniaturized, miniaturizing.
to make in extremely small size in order to keep volume or weight to a minimum:
to miniaturize electronic equipment.
(transitive) to make or construct (something, esp electronic equipment) on a very small scale; reduce in size

1946, from miniature (adj.) + -ize. Minify in same sense is from 1670s, on analogy of magnify. Related: Miniaturized; miniaturizing.


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