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Definition of Miniature

Miniature

  1. Originally, a painting in colors such as those in mediaeval manuscripts; in modern times, any very small painting, especially a portrait.
  2. Greatly diminished size or form; reduced scale.
  3. Lettering in red; rubric distinction.
  4. A particular feature or trait.
  5. Being on a small; much reduced from the reality; as, a miniature copy.
  6. To represent or depict in a small compass, or on a small scale.

Miniature Quotations

The study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself. Working on a motorcycle, working well, caring, is to become part of a process, to achieve an inner peace of mind. The motorcycle is primarily a mental phenomenon.
Robert M. Pirsig

When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.
Johnny Depp

One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature. - Albert Pike
One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature.
Albert Pike

Look at the bark of a redwood, and you see moss. If you peer beneath the bits and pieces of the moss, you'll see toads, small insects, a whole host of life that prospers in that miniature environment. A lumberman will look at a forest and see so many board feet of lumber. I see a living city.
Sylvia Earle

My price is five dollars for a miniature on ivory, and I have engaged three or four at that price. My price for profiles is one dollar, and everybody is willing to engage me at that price.
Samuel Morse
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Miniature Translations

miniature in French is miniature
miniature in German is Miniatur
miniature in Spanish is miniatura
miniature in Swedish is miniatyr
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