Search Result for "microcosmic":
1. relating to or characteristic of a microcosm;
- Example: "the microcosmic world of business"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Microcosmic \Mi`cro*cos"mic\, Microcosmical \Mi`cro*cos"mic*al\, a. [Cf. F. microcosmique.] Of or pertaining to the microcosm. [1913 Webster] Microcosmic salt (Chem.), a white crystalline substance obtained by mixing solutions of sodium phosphate and ammonium phosphate, and also called hydric-sodic-ammonic-phosphate. It is a powerful flux, and is used as a substitute for borax as a blowpipe reagent in testing for the metallic oxides. Originally obtained by the alchemists from human urine, and called sal microcosmicum. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
microcosmic adj 1: relating to or characteristic of a microcosm; "the microcosmic world of business"Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "microcosmic": atomic, corpuscular, embryonic, evanescent, germinal, granular, impalpable, imperceptible, imponderable, inappreciable, indiscernible, infinitesimal, intangible, invisible, microscopic, molecular, subatomic, tenuous, thin, ultramicroscopic, unseeable