HyperDic: miniature

English > 3 senses of the word miniature:
NOUNartifactminiature, illuminationpainting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
artifactminiature, toya copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size
ADJECTIVEallminiaturebeing on a very small scale
miniature > pronunciation
Soundsmih'nihchuh.r; mih'niyahchuh.r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > miniature: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOn a very small scale.
Example"a miniature camera"
Broadersmall, littleLimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishdiminuto
Catalandiminut
English > miniature: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningpainting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts).
Synonymillumination
CategoryMiddle Ages, Dark AgesThe period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
Broaderpainting, picturegraphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
Nounsminiaturistsomeone who paints tiny pictures in great detail
English > miniature: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size.
Synonymtoy
BroadercopyA thing made to be similar or identical to another thing
Spanishminiatura
Catalanminiatura
Verbsminiaturize, miniaturisedesign or construct on a smaller scale

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