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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

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

I've never seen anywhere in the world as beautiful as Kashmir. It has something to do with the fact that the valley is very small and the mountains are very big, so you have this miniature countryside surrounded by the Himalayas, and it's just spectacular. And it's true, the people are very beautiful too.
Salman Rushdie

You know you've made it when you've been moulded in miniature plastic. But you know what children do with Barbie dolls - it's a bit scary, actually.
Cate Blanchett

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