subminiaturize

[ suhb-min-ee-uh-chuh-rahyz, -min-uh-chuh- ]
/ sʌbˈmɪn i ə tʃəˌraɪz, -ˈmɪn ə tʃə- /

verb (used with object), sub·min·i·a·tur·ized, sub·min·i·a·tur·iz·ing.

to design or manufacture (equipment, especially electronic equipment) of a greatly reduced scale.

Nearby words

  1. submicron,
  2. submicroscopic,
  3. submillimeter,
  4. subminiature,
  5. subminiature camera,
  6. subminimum,
  7. subminimum wage,
  8. submiss,
  9. submission,
  10. submissive

Also especially British, sub·min·i·a·tur·ise.

Origin of subminiaturize


Related formssub·min·i·a·tur·i·za·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for subminiaturize

subminiaturize

subminiaturise

/ (sʌbˈmɪnɪətʃəˌraɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make subminiature, as in the manufacture of electronic equipment, etc
Derived Formssubminiaturization or subminiaturisation, noun

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