microphotograph definition

  • noun:
    • A photograph requiring magnification for watching.
    • an image on microfilm.
    • See photomicrograph.
    • an image therefore reduced in dimensions that it must certanly be viewed through a lens or a microscope.
    • an image taken through a microscope, an enlarged picture of a really small product or area; a photomicrograph.
    • A microscopically tiny photograph of a picture, writing, printed page, etc.
    • An enlarged representation of a microscopic object, created by putting upon a sensitive dish the magnified image of an object formed by a microscope or any other ideal combination of contacts.
    • A photograph of every item, made therefore small as to require a microscope for the assessment; “a microscopic picture of a macroscopic object” (A. C. Mercer).
    • See photomicrograph.

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