microscopically microscopically  /ˌmaɪ krə ˈskɑ pɪk li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) by using a microscope; so as to be visible only with a microscope; as seen with a microscope
  2. (adv) as if by using a microscope; with extreme precision and attention to detail; in minute detail

Usage(s):

  1. Design them small enough, and you can put them in microscopically tiny places machinery could never go before.
  2. No matter how carefully she is handled, scientists say, the bones will invariably be damaged, if only microscopically.
  3. Preparing to putt at the past Westchester Classic, Raymond Floyd noticed the ball move microscopically and docked himself a stroke.

News

  • Four Seasons New Hybrid Sunroom: A Modern Addition with Classic Style

    Four Seasons New Hybrid Sunroom: A Modern Addition with Classic Style The Hybrid Sunroom's vinyl windows use the thickest, heaviest extrusions and the maximum concentration of Titanium Dioxide that provides strength and durability, as well as a pure white UPVC with superior, long-lasting UV protection. Using a combination of microscopically thin coatings of exotic metals and compounds, the ...
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

Quotes

  1. "Holding Sarah Palin to just three interviews and microscopically focusing on each interview I think has been a mistake," Romney said on MSNBC television.
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: Forbes

  2. This month, Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, said the new Communities First fund would be "super-local, seriously neighbourhood-based and almost microscopically granular".
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Francis Maude Source: Third Sector (blog)

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