noun see miniaturize

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  • miniaturization — n. The act or process of making on a greatly reduced scale. Syn: miniaturisation. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • miniaturization — (n.) 1947, from MINIATURIZE (Cf. miniaturize) + ATION (Cf. ation). Minification in this sense attested from 1904, on analogy of magnification …   Etymology dictionary

  • miniaturization — (Amer.) mɪnÉ™tʃəraɪ zeɪʃn / tjÊŠr n. reduction to tiny size, act of creating something in a miniature form (also miniaturisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miniaturization —  Miniaturization  Миниатюризация   Цель многих технологий. Миниатюризация технических изделий стала одной из движущих сил развития высокотехнологических систем в конце XX и начале XXI века. Помимо соображений экономии материальных и… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • Miniaturization — Chargers for iPods, all of which are made by Apple Inc., have become increasingly small over just a few years. They are in order of age, oldest left, newest right. Miniaturization (Br.Eng.: Miniaturisation) is the creation of ever smaller scales… …   Wikipedia

  • miniaturization — miniatiūrizacija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. miniaturization vok. Miniaturisation, f; Miniaturisierung, f rus. миниатюризация, f pranc. miniaturisation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • miniaturization — the evolution of small size, e.g. in various cyprinid and gobiid fishes. Paedocypris progenetica, a cyprinid, is arguably the smallest fish and vertebrate at 7.9 mm standard length and Schindleria brevipinguis, a gobiid, has males mature at only… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • miniaturization — See miniaturize. * * * …   Universalium

  • miniaturization — noun a) the act or process of miniaturizing or making smaller b) something that has been miniaturized or made smaller …   Wiktionary

  • miniaturization —    see minification …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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