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3 definitions found
 for microscopic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Microscopic \Mi`cro*scop"ic\, Microscopical \Mi`cro*scop"ic*al\,
     a. [Cf. F. microscopique.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Of or pertaining to the microscope or to microscopy; made
        with a microscope; as, microscopic observation.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Able to see extremely minute objects.
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              Why has not man a microscopic eye?    --Pope.
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     3. Very small. Specifically, visible only by the aid of a
        microscope; as, a microscopic insect; also used
        figuratively; as, a microscopic advantage.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  microscopic
      adj 1: of or relating to or used in microscopy; "microscopic
             analysis"; "microscopical examination" [syn:
             microscopic, microscopical]
      2: visible under a microscope; using a microscope [syn:
         microscopic, microscopical]
      3: extremely precise with great attention to details; "examined
         it with microscopic care"
      4: so small as to be invisible without a microscope;
         "differences were microscopic" [syn: microscopic,
         microscopical]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "microscopic":
     3-D, atomic, close, constant, corpuscular, delicate, direct,
     embryonic, evanescent, even, exact, express, faithful, fine,
     germinal, granular, impalpable, imperceptible, imponderable,
     inappreciable, indiscernible, inerrable, inerrant, infallible,
     infinitesimal, intangible, invisible, mathematical, microcosmic,
     micrometrically precise, molecular, nice, pinpoint, precise,
     refined, religious, religiously exact, rigid, rigorous, scientific,
     scientifically exact, severe, square, stereoscopic, strict,
     subatomic, subtle, telescopic, tenuous, thin, three-dimensional,
     ultramicroscopic, undeviating, unerring, unseeable
  
  

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