miniaturize miniaturize  /ˈmɪ nɪ tʃə ˌraɪz/

Definition(s):

  • (v) design or construct on a smaller scale

Usage(s):

  1. The mechanist will miniaturize it in terms of microfiche, and the mystics will miniaturize it by moving to a certain core of books and developing consciousness.
  2. The North has long had the ability to produce fuel for nuclear weapons, but it now seems intent on gaining the capability to miniaturize them and mount them on missiles.
  3. So, at the start of this two-hour drama, Redgrave and the viewer strain and squint to miniaturize her legend into the everyday character of Leenie Cabrezi.

News

  • Cats Tracked With Same Technology Used To Study Cheetahs

    April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of scientists from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, has teamed up with BBC Two’s Horizon program to miniaturize GPS tracking collars, originally used to study hunting cheetahs in Botswana, to follow 50 domestic cats in a Surrey Village. The cats were also outfitted with cat-cams that were turned on by the collar’s ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  • Ketterle, now a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said, "the main impact of atom chips is to miniaturize the experimental setup of BEC."
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Wolfgang Ketterle Source: Xinhua

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