submicroscopic love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Too small to be resolved by an optical microscope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Smaller than microscopic; too small to be seen even with a microscope.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ microscopic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The true life takes place when we're alone, thinking, feeling, lost in memory, dreamingly selfaware, the submicroscopic moments.

    Excerpt: Point Omega by Don DeLillo

  • The key to the Feynman Drive is a submicroscopic sample of the hypothetical element Feynmanium, named after my real-life mentor and co-author from my Caltech days.

    MIND MELD: The Best Spaceships in Written Science Fiction

  • The emergent principles of thermodynamics, which were introduced to describe macroscopic systems such as steam engines and refrigerators, were eventually derived from the submicroscopic atomic theory of matter.

    Victor Stenger: The Hubris of Holism

  • Jack Adler thinks he's fingered the culprit: a submicroscopic black hole, smaller than an atom, heavier than a mountain, older than the stars.

    January 2009

  • Against violent and cunning opposition, the three of them unearth a scheme to capture the submicroscopic black hole that caused the Tunguska Event and use its awesome power to transform the world -- or end it altogether.

    January 2009

  • Kaku and Greene go on to explain that at one point in the history of our reality these 10 dimensions collapsed into our present four dimensional universe and a six dimensional one which folded into "an infinite array of submicroscopic knots, within and behind it."

    Rabbi Adam Jacobs: A Kabbalistic View Of Evolution

  • Increased IGF-1 levels also block natural defense mechanisms, known as programmed self-destruction, against early submicroscopic cancers.

    Samuel S. Epstein: The FDA, Toxins and Your Body

  • This protects against the growth and development of early submicroscopic cancers. rBGH also increases ovulation and embryo survival, and increases the incidence of fraternal twins, as admitted by Monsanto on its November 1993 Posilac label.

    Samuel S. Epstein: The Dangers of Genetically Engineered Milk

  • Of critical importance is the fact that increased IGF-1 levels block natural defense mechanisms, known as apoptosis, against early submicroscopic cancers.

    Samuel S. Epstein: An FDA Ban On Genetically-Engineered Milk Is 20 Years Overdue

  • There is not a shred of evidence to support the contention that all particles, at their most basic level, are made up of submicroscopic strings, trillions of times smaller than an electron.

    Steve Nadis: The Hidden Universe's Geometry

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