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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

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

Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
Matt Groening

Mushrooms are miniature pharmaceutical factories, and of the thousands of mushroom species in nature, our ancestors and modern scientists have identified several dozen that have a unique combination of talents that improve our health.
Paul Stamets

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

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