miniature definition

  • noun:
    • a duplicate or model that signifies or reproduces some thing in a greatly paid down size.
    • Something tiny of the class.
    • A small artwork executed with great detail, frequently on a surface such as ivory or vellum.
    • A small portrait, photo, or ornamental page on an illuminated manuscript.
    • The art of painting miniatures.
    • A small form of anything; a model of paid off scale.
    • a little, very detailed artwork, a portrait small.
    • The art of painting such highly detailed small works.
    • An illustration in an illuminated manuscript.
    • A musical composition which can be quick in length of time.
    • A token in a casino game representing a unit or personality.
    • Originally, a painting in colors such as those in mediƦval manuscripts; in modern times, any very small painting, especially a portrait.
    • Greatly reduced dimensions or kind; paid down scale.
    • Lettering in purple; rubric difference.
    • a specific feature or characteristic.
    • A painting, typically a portrait, of very small proportions, generally performed in water-colors, but sometimes in oil, on ivory, vellum, or paper of a thick and fine quality.
    • Hence something represented on a greatly paid off scale.
    • A greatly paid off scale, style, or type.
    • Red letter; lettering in red lead or vermilion.
    • something small or on a small scale.
    • painting or design contained in a novel (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
    • a duplicate that reproduces someone or part of greatly decreased size
  • adjective:
    • Being on a little or significantly reduced scale. See Synonyms at tiny.
    • Smaller than typical.
    • becoming on a little scale; much paid down through the reality.
    • being on a tremendously small scale
  • verb-transitive:
    • To represent or depict in a small compass, or on a little scale.
  • others:
    • On a tiny scale; much reduced from normal dimensions.
    • To express or depict on a tiny scale.

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