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barbicel on feathers, a minute hairlike projection from one barbule, which attaches to others of its kind, maintaining the integrity of the feather as a single surface.
capillary a minute, hairlike blood vessel connecting the end of an artery to the beginning of a vein. [1/6 definitions]
centrosome a minute protoplasmic body, near the nucleus in most animal cells, that divides in mitosis.
chalk a soft whitish limestone derived mostly from minute sea shells. [1/6 definitions]
cram to prepare intensively for an examination at the last minute. [1/8 definitions]
crystalloid a minute, crystallike grain of protein found in certain plant cells. [1/3 definitions]
Cyclops a minute freshwater crustacean with a centrally placed eye on the front of the head. [1/2 definitions]
double time a fast military marching pace of one hundred and eighty three-foot steps per minute. [1/3 definitions]
elaborate to develop with attention to the minute details of. [1/5 definitions]
fiber a minute threadlike structure of cotton, wool, asbestos, or the like. [1/5 definitions]
forty-five a phonograph record made for replay at forty-five revolutions per minute. [1/3 definitions]
go over with a fine-tooth comb to scrutinize in minute detail and with great care.
heart rate the number of times the heart beats in one minute, esp. as a measure of how hard the heart is working during physical exercise or emotional stress; pulse.
lacteal one of numerous minute lymphatic vessels that convey a milky fluid from the intestine to the thoracic duct. [1/3 definitions]
long-playing pertaining to a phonograph record meant to be played at thirty-three and one third revolutions per minute. (See "LP.")
LP abbreviation of "long-playing (record album)," a phonograph record meant to be played at thirty-three and one third revolutions per minute, or the music or other recorded material contained on it.
micro- very small; minute. [1/3 definitions]
micrometer1 an instrument for measuring minute distances, angles, diameters, and the like in telescopic and microscopic images. [1/2 definitions]
micrometer caliper a precision caliper with a spindle that is moved by a micrometer screw, used for measuring minute distances with extreme accuracy.
microscopic extremely small; tiny; minute. [1/3 definitions]
min.1 abbreviation of "minute" or "minutes."