Definition of subminiature in English:

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subminiature

Pronunciation: /ˌsəbˈmin(ē)əCHər/
/ˌsəbˈmin(ē)əˌCHo͝or/

adjective

1Of greatly reduced size.
Example sentences
  • A 3.5-metre-long ivory is another treasure blessing the palace, on which is carved a subminiature sutra of 82,000 characters and pictures of 500 arhats.
  • Subminiature speaker designs are based on balanced armature technology, utilized in a variety of high performance audio and communication products.
  • But nearly all medical manufacturing companies involved in subminiature assembly, quality control, or failure analysis already routinely use optical light microscopes.
1.1(Of a camera) very small and using 16-mm film.
Example sentences
  • For my birthday, my father gave me a stunning 1959 Minox B subminiature camera and I can't wait to start taking pictures as soon as the crazy 8x11mm film arrives.
  • This subminiature angular velocity sensor is ideally designed for use in systems that correct camera vibrations.

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Syllabification: sub·min·i·a·ture

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