miniscule vs minuscule :


  • s  very small

  • n  the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
  • n  a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts
  • a  of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries
  • s  lowercase
    e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters
  • s  very small
    a minuscule kitchen
    a minuscule amount of rain fell
News & Articles

  • In April, euro zone factories were surprisingly busier, thanks to…France
    Euro zone industrial output picked up 0.4% in April, compared with March (pdf). Sure, that seems miniscule. But this is the euro zone we’re talking about, so we count everything. Plus, this upturn surprised ...
    June 12, 2013 - Quartz via Yahoo! Finance
  • Metabolic PET imaging provides earlier warning of coronary disease
    Coronary artery disease is one of the world's most prevalent and silent killers. Positron emission tomography, which images miniscule abnormalities in cellular metabolism, can tip off clinicians about cardiac disasters waiting to happen -- including sudden death from a heart attack -- better than standard angiography, researchers revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging ...
    June 11, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Legg’s assets under management improve
    &via=&related=DolcePixel" Legg Mason Inc. said total assets under management at the end of May 2013 were $654.3 billion, or nearly 4.3 percent higher than the $627.4 billion that the Baltimore-based global asset management firm reported in May 2012. The May 2013 total was a miniscule 0.168 percent lower than the previous month’s total of $655.4 billion. [...] &via=&related=DolcePixel"
    June 11, 2013 - The Daily Record

  • Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013: Key Players Who Will Decide Bruins vs. Blackhawks
    The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have a lot in common. Both teams were forced to survive a seven-game series during their Stanley Cup playoff run, and each could make a very strong case as to why they should be the favorite in the finals. Since the teams are so evenly matched, the margin for error is minuscule. Small swings in momentum and a couple lucky bounces are going to have a major ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Colby Suggs: Prospect Profile for Miami Marlins' No. 73 Overall Pick
    Player: Colby Suggs Drafted by: Miami Marlins (No. 73 Overall) Position: RHP DOB: 10/25/1991 (Age: 21) Height/Weight: 6’/225 lbs. Bats/Throws: R/R School: Arkansas Previously Drafted: N/A   Background It didn’t take long for Colby Suggs to emerge as a weapon out of the Arkansas bullpen. As a freshman, the right-hander registered a minuscule 0.90 ERA and .133 BAA with 22 strikeouts in 20 innings ...
    June 7, 2013 - Bleacher Report