microscopic

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microscopic (comparative more microscopic, superlative most microscopic)

  1. Of, or relating to microscopes or microscopy; microscopal.
    We supply all microscopic stains and other materials.
  2. So small that it can only be seen using a microscope.
    The water was full of microscopic organisms.
  3. Very small; minute
    Compared to the galaxy, we are microscopic in scale.
  4. Carried out with great attention to detail.
    The police carried out a microscopic search of the crime scene.
  5. Able to see extremely minute objects.
    Why has not man a microscopic eye? — Alexander Pope.

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