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[mahy-kroh-min-ee-uh-cher, -choo r, -min-uh-]
  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.
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Origin of microminiature

First recorded in 1955–60; micro- + miniature
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Examples from the Web for microminiature

Historical Examples of microminiature

  • Microminiature transmitters and receivers—used by police and doctors.

    The Practical Values of Space Exploration

    Committee on Science and Astronautics