- to make in extremely small size in order to keep volume or weight to a minimum: to miniaturize electronic equipment.
Also especially British, min·i·a·tur·ise.
Origin of miniaturize
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April 11, 2013
- (tr) to make or construct (something, esp electronic equipment) on a very small scale; reduce in size
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Word Origin and History for miniaturize
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