microscopic: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mī"kru-skop'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. so small as to be invisible or indistinct without the use of the microscope:Cf. microscopic organisms.
  2. very small; tiny.
  3. of, pertaining to, or involving a microscope: microscopic investigation.
  4. very detailed; meticulous: a microscopic view of society.
  5. suggestive of the precise use of the microscope; minute: microscopic exactness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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