microscale

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Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ scale

Noun[edit]

microscale (plural microscales)

  1. A very small or microscopic scale
  2. (chemistry) The scale of microanalysis
  3. A scale of physical consideration or of bounds having a characteristic dimension typically ranging from 1 to 999 µm (under 1 mm)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used attributively in terms such as "microscale chemistry".