One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The research group plans to use the kind of technology used to etch circuits on microchips to create microscopically thin channels on tiny hexagonal glass plates which would be lined with liver cells.’
- ‘With tapes you spent less time looking at the cover, less time reading microscopically small lyrics and more time listening to it on the go, in cars, trains or buses.’
- ‘Stars in the public eye are microscopically picked apart.’
- ‘But that was 10 years ago, when those figures weren't microscopically small.’
- ‘It's the sort of story which a humanitarian journalist would cover, instead of, say, microscopically analysing one remark by a candidate's wife.’
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