macroscopic

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macro- +‎ -scopic

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macroscopic (not comparable)

  1. Visible to the unassisted eye.
    • 2016, Giovanna Cortellino, chapter 18, in Da-Wen Sun, editor, Handbook of Frozen Food Processing and Packaging, CRC Press, →ISBN, page 435:
      The direct, evident, and macroscopic effects of freezing on foods are the phase transition of liquid components, which crystallize and solidify.
  2. (physics) Having an appreciable mass.
    • 2014 September 1, Gregg Jaeger, “What in the (quantum) world is macroscopic?”, in American Journal of Physics, volume 82, pages 896–905:
      ...it appears to be a small step from (1) and (2) to the identification of a sufficiently large mass with a macroscopic mass and, by analogy, to the consideration as macroscopic any system having sufficiently large quantum numbers associated with it...

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Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

macroscopic (not comparable)

  1. macroscopic, visible to the naked eye

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French macroscopique

Adjective[edit]

macroscopic m or n (feminine singular macroscopică, masculine plural macroscopici, feminine and neuter plural macroscopice)

  1. macroscopic

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