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microscopic

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Adjective

microscopic (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

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microscopic

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  1. of, or relating to microscopes or microscopy; microscopal
    We supply all microscopic stains and other materials.
  2. so small that it can only be seen using a microscope
    The water was full of microscopic organisms.
  3. very small; minute
    Compared to the galaxy, we are microscopic in scale.
  4. carried out with great attention to detail
    The police carried out a microscopic search of the crime scene.

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