Definitions

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

  • adj. Smaller than miniature; exceedingly small.

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  • adj. Compact or smaller than miniature.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Contemporary subminiature cameras are much smaller, of course, and many of them have gone digital.

    Ā© Time Life Pictures/Getty Images;...

  • For this application there is no need for subminiature cameras, although these are even easier to hide.

    Boing Boing: November 9, 2003 - November 15, 2003 Archives

  • He found himself in a subminiature RV, a miracle of condensation that featured a bathroom, a refrigerator and gas stove, and a closet stuffed with funky clothes along the lines of the outfit Miss Gorell was wearing when she died.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Does anyone in the great outside know, for instance, that Ted Mundy is a master of the subminiature camera, with a failure rate of less than nine percent in eight years and literally thousands of exposures?

    Absolute Friends

  • Smuggling out subminiature film cartridges presented no problem unless he was intimately searched.

    Absolute Friends

  • From it he took a Nippona LL3R video camera'the subminiature model, which cost one hundred and thirty thousand dollars, weighed fourteen ounces, and was equipped with a folding twelve-inch parabolic antenna and transmitter.

    A Maiden's Grave

  • It has the look of a subminiature communicator, but it might be anything: a camera, even an explosive.

    Neutron Star

  • It has the - look of a subminiature communicator, but it might be anything: a camera, even an explosive.

    Neutron Star

  • MINIATURE BUG This subminiature bug, is available in a VHF and UHF version.

    Buechner

  • Brother Patrick frowned with him, then stepped over to the cabinets and began peering into the maze of subminiature circuit components.

    A Canticle for Leibowitz

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