Definition of microphotograph in English:

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Pronunciation: /mʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˈfəʊtəɡrɑːf/


A photograph reduced to a very small size.
Example sentences
  • Readers of this book will find concise legends accompanying the illustrations and a very comprehensive collection of gross photographs and microphotographs of all body systems.
  • The Los Angeles Times ran the story on the 25th (front page below the fold) and used three microphotographs from the Science article.
  • Some chapters provide black-and-white microphotographs that illustrate the morphologic features of the diseases.



Example sentences
  • The microphotographic device is fastened on the microscope in place between the body and binocular attachment.
  • Preservation microfilm is a microphotographic reproduction of an information resource originally available in paper or other format.
  • The invention relates to a microphotographic apparatus which superimposes one set of film format markings on an image recorded by a film type held by a camera attachment.


Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪkrə(ʊ)fəˈtɒɡrəfi/
Example sentences
  • Who would value microphotography of the AIDS virus, our family snapshots, letters and diaries from the Civil War, or recordings of national and local political debates?
  • Swirls and blotches of overlapping brush strokes and a few white semicircles give the simultaneous impression of deep space and microphotography.
  • Patricia Rasmussen's color microphotography illustrates this treatise on the art-science-history of snowflakes.

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