Definition of microsite in English:

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microsite

Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrəˌsīt/

noun

1An auxiliary website with independent links and address that is accessed mainly from a larger site.
Example sentences
  • 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.
2A small part of an ecosystem that differs markedly from its immediate surroundings.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·site

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