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adjective as in very small in size, scope

adjective as in smaller than standard

noun as in personal computer


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Each sack makes around 700 standard cups of coffee, if you were wondering—so even micro-roasters go through a couple of them a week.

The actual cortisol levels are between 0 and 1 micro-grams per deciliter.

I think at the macro level and the micro level, we need to release ourselves from these devilish tools that tie us to very short-term-ist calculations.

These tests showed the micro-barbs could successfully deliver medicines made from different sized molecules.

After the learning experiment, the team scanned each bee with a micro-CT scanner.

This sense of vulnerability is, of course, even more acute in micro-states like Jamaica.

But as in the U.S. it also reflects the move from industrial-scale brewing to micro-brewings.

There is certainly a lucrative yet dignified sweet spot between small time micro-brewer and soulless mass-producer.

Even in the smallest of Indian locales, the divisions of geography and nationalism are played out on a micro scale.

MacGregor convinced many to invest in, and hundreds to even move to, his fictional micro-nation.

It is probably caused by two micro-organisms living in symbiosis—one a fusiform bacillus, the other a long spirillum (Fig. 124).

Upon ulcerated surfaces it is often mingled with other spiral micro-organisms, which adds to the difficulty of its detection.

He watched as Arnold conferred with a group of his techs about a micro-chron, and the time was carefully noted for Central Record.

Albert selected all the incriminating letters and documents he could find and packed the micro-files in his jacket.

Pathological micro-organisms have very complicated products which are in large part poisonous.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to micro, such as: microscopic, mini, miniscule, minute, small, and tiny.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.