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- adj. microscopic (all senses)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as microscopic.
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- adj. of or relating to or used in microscopy
- adj. so small as to be invisible without a microscope
- adj. visible under a microscope; using a microscope
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Through a refinement of the electronic equipment and the experimental conditions they succeeded in measuring this "microscopical" current by laborious methodological developments during the seventies (Figure 1C).
God has given us sensory capacities suitable for finding our way to the “market and exchange” and other practical needs, and not, as the “microscopical eyes” passage indicates, for detecting the minute parts of bodies.
On the very microscopical scales, processes obey quantum physics and events are stochastic.
Consequently the microscopical representation is to be thought that which best sets forth the real nature of the thing, or what it is in itself.
Our life is of a microscopical nature; it is an indivisible point which, drawn out by the powerful lenses of Time and Space, becomes considerably magnified.
I at first thought that it was owing to dust blown from the surrounding mountains of red porphyry; for from the magnifying power of the crystals of snow, the groups of these microscopical plants appeared like coarse particles.
What incalculable numbers of these microscopical animals!
It was not the three-dimensional crystal we wanted, but allowed me to travel to the MRC at Cambridge, England, and to do electron microscopical studies together with Richard Henderson.
It is clear that this is a rather coarse method of microscopical investigation and no one had expected any revolutionary developments in this field.
The microscopical examination of raw materials can provide a valuable check on their identity and the presence, or otherwise, of adulterants.