Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The arrangement of a metal or alloy as observed, after etching and polishing, as revealed through a high degree of magnification.

Usage examples (38)
  • Matching the "microstructure" of the new ice cream to the pre-frozen variety will be the greatest challenge.
  • "We molded it into some kind of microstructure to incorporate some air pockets," Bao said in a telephone interview.
  • Sandra Miesel helped a great deal with the microstructure.
  • The microstructure of water actually depends on the context. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.