microscopic definition

  • adjective:
    • Too small to be seen because of the unaided eye but adequate to-be examined under a microscope.
    • Of, associated with, or focused on a microscope.
    • Exceedingly small; min: "those activities of men . . . were paid down to a microscopic scaleā€ ( John Hersey).
    • Characterized by or completed with extreme awareness of information: a microscopic examination.
    • of, or associated with microscopes or microscopy; microscopal
    • so little that it can only be seen utilizing a microscope
    • tiny; minute
    • done with great attention to detail
    • Able to see exceedingly minute objects.
    • Of or related to the microscope or even to microscopy; made out of a microscope.
    • in a position to see acutely small objects.
    • really small.
    • incredibly accurate with great focus on details
    • of or regarding or found in microscopy
    • visible under a microscope; utilizing a microscope
    • therefore tiny concerning be invisible without a microscope
  • others:
    • with respect to a microscope, or having its personality or purpose; adjusted to the reasons of a microscope, or even to the assessment of small objects: because, a microscopic lens, eyepiece, or stand; microscopic picture or sight.
    • Of minute size; so little on be invisible or indistinct to your naked-eye; adjusted to or prepared for evaluation by the miscroseope: as, microscopic animals or particles; a microscopic item.
    • Made or effected by or as though by the help of a microscope; hence, relating to things of minute dimensions or value; infinitesimal; petty: because, microscopic observations or investigations; microscopic critique.
    • Characteristic associated with microscope or its usage : as, to see such a thing with microscopic minuteness; microscopic definition of an object.
    • Employing or using the services of a microscope, or like with a microscope.
    • additionally microscopical.

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