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Definition of "micrograph" [mi•cro•graph]

  • A drawing or photographic reproduction of an object as viewed through a microscope. (noun)
  • An instrument used to make tiny writing or engraving. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "micrograph" in a sentence
  • "Tel: 49-3025-4860 www. photography "Microphotography: Beauty Beyond the Visible" exhibits a series of works from the microcosmic universe, including purely scientific images that nonetheless offer aesthetic appeal, such as the very earliest micrograph works ever made in 1840."
  • "It looks like a TEM micrograph of some kind of migratory cell, but I can't be sure ..."
  • "An electron micrograph shows the grains of pollen sticking to a bee's leg. And a close-up of a leaf's epidermis displays the tiny openings that regulate the exchange of carbon dioxide, oxygen and water vapor."