Designating the relationship or distinction between the small and the large elements of an entity, or between small and large examples of a thing. Also (occasionally) as noun.
A very small image, especially one which can be viewed only by means of magnification; specifically a microphotograph.
The most detailed or fundamental level of a concept, process, etc.
An extremely short miniskirt. Compare micro-, mini, mini-.
A type of small motor caravan.
Extremely small; (of a dress, skirt, etc.) extremely short.
A microinstruction produced by a microprogram.
= microwave oven.
A small or microscopic scale; (Chemistry) the scale of microanalysis.
To join (connections, etc.) by microwelding.
A small political party, typically one focusing on a single issue
A type of microform produced on card or paper instead of film.
Of or relating to microorganisms.
Cooking in a microwave oven.
Of or relating to a small society or community.
An expert in microeconomics; a person who studies economics from a microeconomic standpoint.
An extremely short miniskirt.
Biology and Surgery. An operation performed under or with the aid of a microscope.
Of, relating to, or of the nature of a micro-operation.
A person who sets up or runs a small business.
The immediate small-scale environment of an organism or a part of an organism, especially as a distinct part of a larger environment
A cellular RNA fragment that prevents the production of a particular protein by binding to and destroying the messenger RNA that would have produced the protein
A microphotograph, especially of a document, that is only about 1 mm across
A pig of a very small, docile, hairless variety, sometimes kept as a pet
The microorganisms in a particular environment (including the body or a part of the body)
A social media site to which a user makes short, frequent posts
A type of beer produced in a microbrewery
A sudden, powerful, localized air current, especially a downdraught
A small mobile phone base station connected to the phone network via the Internet, typically used to improve mobile phone reception within a particular area
A pattern of very small squares
A genre consisting of low-budget alternative or independent films and videos
The lending of small amounts of money at low interest to new businesses in the developing world
Microscopic interstitial animals living in the soil
A very fine synthetic yarn
The shoots of salad vegetables such as rocket, celery, beetroot, etc., picked just after the first leaves have developed
A small modular part of an operating system kernel which implements its basic features
A very small, light, one- or two-seater aircraft
Control every part, however small, of (an enterprise or activity)
A material, typically nylon, consisting of a very fine mesh
Electrical power which is generated or utilized in relatively small quantities
One millionth of a second
A small, distinct area or habitat within a particular ecosystem
A very sensitive electric switch that can be operated rapidly by a small movement
A balance for weighing masses of a fraction of a gram