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min•i•a•ture



Pronunciation: (min'ē-u-chur, -choor", min'u-chur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/miniature.html on line 79 [key]
n.
1. a representation or image of something on a small or reduced scale.
2. a greatly reduced or abridged form or copy.
3. a very small painting, esp. a portrait, on ivory, vellum, or the like.
4. the art of executing such a painting.
5. an illumination in an illuminated manuscript or book.
6. in miniature, in a reduced size; on a small scale: The zoo exhibition offered a jungle in miniature.

adj.
being, on, or represented on a small scale; reduced.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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