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  • v. Alternative spelling of miniaturize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. miniaturize.

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

  • v. design or construct on a smaller scale


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  • Larry Niksch, who spent 43 years monitoring North Korea for the US congressional research service, says in a new study that the regime could miniaturise and mount a nuclear warhead on a medium-range Nodong missile within one or two years.

    North Korea begins funeral services for Kim Jong-il

  • "We were hoping to miniaturise underwater specimens for carriage to the surface and investigation at leisure."

    Fantastic Voyage

  • So we will miniaturise a submarine, inject it into an artery, and with Captain Owens at the controls

    Fantastic Voyage

  • If it were possible to de-miniaturize the light-waves as they leave the ship and miniaturise the returning reflection, we would be far better off.

    Fantastic Voyage

  • We have to have thousands of times as much air as all of Benes 'lungs contain, and miniaturise it all.

    Fantastic Voyage

  • "He may not be alive tomorrow and we can't miniaturise for quite a while, someone said."

    Fantastic Voyage

  • Led by the Japanese, we assumed our electronic appliances would miniaturise until we had cameras the size of wine gums.

    The Guardian World News

  • The document, drawing on eight years of collected evidence, shows that the main focus of Iran's nuclear efforts was to redesign and miniaturise the Pakistani nuclear weapon design by using a web of front companies and foreign experts. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Intel's Ziller: "the solution we have today wouldn't fit into a phone, but we're on the path to miniaturise in next few years".

    ZDNet UK Highlights

  • "That's the very beginnings of what we can expect to see as firms miniaturise their technology and make them more effective."

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition


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