macroscopical

macroscopic

[mak-ruh-skop-ik]
adjective
1.
visible to the naked eye. Compare microscopic ( def 1 ).
2.
pertaining to large units; comprehensive.
Also, macroscopical.


Origin:
1870–75; macro- + -scope + -ic

macroscopically, adverb
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macroscopic (ˌməkrəʊˈskɒpɪk)
 
adj
1.  Compare microscopic large enough to be visible to the naked eye
2.  comprehensive; concerned with large units
3.  physics capable of being described by the statistical properties of a large number of parts
 
[C19: see macro-, -scopic]
 
macro'scopically
 
adv

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macroscopic
1872, from macro- + ending from microscopic.
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macroscopic mac·ro·scop·ic (māk'rə-skŏp'ĭk) or mac·ro·scop·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.

  1. Large enough to be perceived or examined by the unaided eye.

  2. Relating to observations made by the unaided eye.

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