Meaning of MICROSCOPIC in English

MICROSCOPIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ maɪkrəskɒpɪk ]

1.

Microscopic objects are extremely small, and usually can be seen only through a microscope.

...microscopic fibres of protein.

ADJ : usu ADJ n

2.

A microscopic examination is done using a microscope.

Microscopic examination of a cell’s chromosomes can reveal the sex of the fetus.

ADJ : ADJ n

• micro‧scopi‧cal‧ly

The tissue is examined microscopically to rule out or confirm cancer.

ADV : ADV with v

3.

If you say that something is done in microscopic detail, you are emphasizing that it is done in a very thorough, detailed way.

He carefully recounts the tale, the microscopic details of those crucial minutes.

ADJ : usu ADJ n [ emphasis ]

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