Definition of microsite in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrəʊsʌɪt


  • 1 Ecology A small, distinct area or habitat within a particular ecosystem.
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    • This issue was most apparent for B. alleghaniensis, for which establishment microsites differed among the three stand types.
    • Basal areas of several woody species differed between the log and forest floor microsites.
    • Performance of M. arizonicum was consistent across the elevation gradient in Hylocomium microsites despite significant differences in light and temperature between elevations.
  • 2A small auxiliary website designed to function as a supplement to a primary website.
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    • A number of adoption microsites also included links to pages elsewhere in the host institution's Web site, most often to general pages of contact details and to maps showing office locations.
    • Now they're being sponsored by the Ameriquest Mortgage Company whose homepage even includes a link to a Stones microsite.
    • In reality, all of these components would interact, providing a much wider range of microsites than we have addressed in this study.

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