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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of orpertaining to a microcosm or to anything that is regarded as such.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the microcosm.
  • adjective (Chem.) a white crystalline substance obtained by mixing solutions of sodium phosphate and ammonium phosphate, and also called hydric-sodic-ammonic-phosphate. It is a powerful flux, and is used as a substitute for borax as a blowpipe reagent in testing for the metallic oxides. Originally obtained by the alchemists from human urine, and called sal microcosmicum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of, or relating to the microcosm

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a microcosm

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