A miniscule house.
The definition of miniscule, often spelled minuscule, is something very tiny.
A house that is only 100 square feet big would be an example of a house that could be described as miniscule.
Variant of minuscule
(comparative more miniscule, superlative most miniscule)
- (colloquial) Common misspelling of minuscule.
- “The correct spelling is minuscule rather than miniscule. The latter is a common error, which has arisen by analogy with other words beginning with “mini", where the meaning is similarly "˜very small'." The New Oxford Dictionary of English, Oxford University Press, 1998
- At the time of writing (22 May 2012), the number of hits in the printed works listed in Google Books for minuscule outnumbers those for miniscule by a large amount (by 1,990,000 to 422,000, a ratio of roughly 5:1). In contrast, the numbers of hits on Google (with language set to English) are 13,000,000 to 10,900,000, a ratio of about 6:5.
- Naturally occurring moissanite crystals are too miniscule for use in jewelry, and it wasn't until a lab process was created to grow large, single crystals that moissanite became a practical choice for engagement rings and other adornments.
- Keep in mind the size of your developing baby's internal organs; the miniscule amounts of pesticides and preservatives that are present in the foods you eat aren't so miniscule when compared to the tiny organs trying to process the toxins.
- Makeover programs shows have people believing that this - the makeover and after effects - can happen to them too when in reality only a miniscule fraction of the country's population will actually qualify and participate.
- Because moissanite is grown in a laboratory, it lacks natural flaws,such as mineral inclusions and crystal fractures, but it can contain miniscule white ribbons that occur during the crystal's growth.
- Prongs: Modern jewelers are able to precisely fashion the tips of prongs into miniscule hearts that are a fun accent to an art deco ring design without overwhelming the ring's geometry.