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microlite

[mahy-kruh-lahyt] /ˈmaɪ krəˌlaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
1.
any microscopic crystal.
2.
a mineral, principally calcium pyrotantalate, Ca 2 Ta 2 O 7 , usually including niobium, fluorine, and other impurities, occurring in cubic crystals.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; micro- + -lite
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microlight

/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a small private aircraft carrying no more than two people, with an empty weight of not more than 150 kg and a wing area not less than 10 square metres: used in pleasure flying and racing
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