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microminiature

[mahy-kroh-min-ee-uh-cher, -choo r, -min-uh-] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈmɪn i ə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər, -ˈmɪn ə-/
adjective
1.
built on an extremely small scale, smaller than subminiature, especially of electronic equipment with small solid-state components in the place of vacuum tubes.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; micro- + miniature
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Examples for microminiature
  • The video probe consisted of a microminiature color camera sealed in waterproof tubing and fiber-optic lighting.

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