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ultramicroscopic

Syllabification: ul·tra·mi·cro·scop·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌəltrəˌmīkrəˈskäpik
 
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Definition of ultramicroscopic in English:

adjective

1Too small to be seen by an ordinary optical microscope.
Example sentences
  • What is most relevant to Bell's Theorem is that the non-locality which it makes explicit in Quantum Mechanics is a small indication of pervasive ultramicroscopic nonlocality.
  • Muller concluded that the gene is ultramicroscopic in size.
  • Cold viruses are ultramicroscopic organisms that depend on the genetic makeup of our cells for their reproduction.
1.1Of or relating to an ultramicroscope.

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