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submicroscopic Line breaks: sub|micro|scop¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌbmʌɪkrəˈskɒpɪk/

Definition of submicroscopic in English:


Too small to be seen by an ordinary light microscope.
Example sentences
  • In many cases, however, this exchange is on the microscopic or submicroscopic level.
  • The macroscopic table and the submicroscopic table are the same table; what differs is our viewpoint, our scale and level of reference when we consider the table.
  • And it goes completely to pieces on the really submicroscopic scale, when the colors of quantum mechanics start to seep through into the picture, but that's another story.
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