1. [ adjective ] of or relating to or used in microscopy
Synonyms: microscopical

"microscopic analysis" "microscopical examination"

Related terms: microscopy microscopy
2. [ adjective ] too small to be seen except under a microscope
Synonyms: small microscopical
Related terms: macroscopic subgross atomic subatomic
3. [ adjective ] extremely precise with great attention to details

"examined it with microscopic care"

Related terms: precise
4. [ adjective ] infinitely or immeasurably small
Synonyms: minute infinitesimal

"two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm" "reduced to a microscopic scale"

Related terms: small
Similar spelling:   microscopical