Meaning of MICROSCOPIC in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ maɪkrəskɒpɪk ]
Microscopic objects are extremely small, and usually can be seen only through a microscope.
...microscopic fibres of protein.
ADJ : usu ADJ n
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
The tissue is examined microscopically to rule out or confirm cancer.
ADV : ADV with v
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 ]
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006