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Word: miniature

Definition: small model; small painting; ADJ: small


Sentences Containing 'miniature'

(In "The New Book of Knowledge Annual 1976", pp. 232–237, Grolier, 1976) The Guiccioli Miniature.
A miniature periscope descended into the optical path of the lens when the film was advanced.
A part of a City:--first of the City of Gods and Men; next, of that which ranks nearest it, a miniature of the universal City.
A series of miniature figures based on the comic was produced by Thunderbolt Mountain in 1982 and made its debut at the 1982 Origins in Baltimore.
A trimmer or preset is a miniature adjustable electrical component.
As has been said, the arrangement of the preceding Section is a dynamo in miniature.
As well as rugby, Lohden was a keen sports shooter, and won the Baltic Exchange 'miniature' Championship for three years running.
Burns contributed greatly to the development of Disneyland at WED Enterprises by creating both miniature models and actual theme park attractions.
But the next time you have a chance, watch him; and you will then see the great Sperm whale himself in miniature.
By twelve weeks of age they are miniature toads measuring about long and ready to leave the pond.
Demetrios was also an accomplished theologian and miniature painter.
Developing young are incubated within their mother (ovoviviparity), and newborn clams look like miniature copies of the adults.
Digital Planar Holography (DPH) is a new technology, developed recently, circa 2003, for fabricating miniature components for integrated optics.
For every such Bar, a miniature insignia of a pattern approved by the Government shall be added to the riband when worn alone.
For example, "A Humming Song" (1967), an early piano piece composed before Skempton started lessons with Cardew, is a miniature with static, gentle sound.
He arms a miniature nuclear weapon and just escapes through the portal before it detonates.
I confess, that since Jonah, few whalemen have penetrated very far beneath the skin of the adult whale; nevertheless, I have been blessed with an opportunity to dissect him in miniature.
I had not, I said to myself, come into the future to carry on a miniature flirtation.
In addition, macro-fluidic systems which rely on miniature pumps might be reduced in size or enhanced in their functionality by integrating a micropump.
In their most perfect condition they curiously resemble the head and beak of a vulture in miniature, seated on a neck and capable of movement, as is likewise the lower jaw or mandible.
Inside was a frame of 374 miniature levers, making it the longest power frame ever built in Great Britain.
It became a miniature municipality with street lamps lit during the night and roads swept clean.
It usually has a miniature ventilator, cardio-respiratory monitor, IV pump, pulse oximeter, and oxygen supply built into its frame.
It was not a photograph but an ivory miniature, and the artist had brought out the full effect of the lustrous black hair, the large dark eyes, and the exquisite mouth.
It was the first attempt in France in the particular genre which was destined to make Meissonier famous: microscopic painting miniature in oils.
Lord Kingsdown's father also built a private miniature railway in the 1930s.
Many of them are specialists in areas such as miniature engines, synthetics, medical equipment or nano technology.
Modern 'open system' photosynthesis systems also incorporate miniature disposable compressed gas cylinder and gas supply pipes.
Now he has the head and arm of a fly, and the fly has his miniature head and arm, though he keeps his mind.
One miniature thyratron found an additional use as a noise source, when operated as a diode in a transverse magnetic field.
One of his armrest contains a hidden miniature video camera that allows him to record videos secretly during meetings.
Pinning is a useful technique for reinforcing joints and is essential when making models from parts that were not designed to go together, such as a miniature conversion.
Poke-O-Moonshine's massif is thus a miniature version of the range as a whole.
Popular sketches included "The Red Carpet Minute with Edward Gordon," "Miniature Theater," and other celebrity-based sketches.
Red lead or Lead tetroxide pigment was widely used as the red in Persian and Indian miniature paintings, and in European art, where it was called minium.
Television game shows had dunking contests on miniature goals.
The "Cetacean" submarine's voyages were shown through miniature work by the special effects team of Gene Warren.
The company was founded in 1983 by Ulrich Kiesow, Werner Fuchs and Hans Joachim Alpers to produce small metal miniature figures.
The Harveys played another form of cricket in their concreted backyard (using a marble instead of a ball) that sharpened their reflexes, and a miniature bat.
The last three episodes are direct continuations of each other and are like a miniature serial. Season 1.
The major could also be bought complete with a set of miniature workshop tools.
The pipe he smoked, bent into a miniature saxophone shape, and the uncrushed black bow tie which he always wore, became his trademarks.
The railroad is scaled to 1/3 standard size with three miniature steam locomotives built by Louis MacDermot in 1915 for the Overfair Railway.
The Safe was formed in late 1980s in the world-wide famous settlement of Palekh which is the center of Russian lacquer miniature painting.
Then we inspected that ancient town, a miniature it is, but has in it many antiquities, temples, and religious ceremonies quite out of the way.
There is also a miniature steam railway (""Liliputbahn"") which, on its track through the woodland parallel to the "Hauptallee", passes Vienna's Ernst-Happel-Stadion.
These miniature parrots in the wild travel in flocks which, depending on the species, can range from as low as four to over 100 birds.
This forces Jenny Quarx to shunt the miniature into her body in saving the universe right before kissing the Doctor goodbye.
Vertinskaya's next, miniature but significant role, that of Princess Bolkonskaya in Sergey Bondarchuk's epic "War and Peace" garnered even more accolades.
Wyrd Miniatures a hobby company, produces a male Outcast model named Sue for their Malifaux miniature skirmish game.

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