Microcosm

The little inner world within us or our immediate personal surroundings.

Microcosm

An experimental eco-system, usually small in scale and with controlled environmental conditions.

microcosm

(Learning Modules / Geography / Urban sustainability) Small scale example of reality

Microcosm

• (n.) A little world; a miniature universe. Hence (so called by Paracelsus), a man, as a supposed epitome of the exterior universe or great world. Opposed to macrocosm.
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microcosm

(from Greek mikros kosmos, `little world`), a Western philosophical term designating man as being a `little world` in which the macrocosm, or ... [2 related articles]
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microcosm

noun a miniature model of something
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Microcosm

[CERN] Microcosm is a museum of particle physics located at CERN in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, near the town of Meyrin. It covers a broad range of particle physics topics, as well as the entire history of CERN. Exhibits include: == Microcosm garden == The Microcosm garden features several large components of old CERN experiments. Im...
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Microcosm

[clock] Microcosm was a unique clock made by Henry Bridges of Waltham Abbey, England. It stood 10–12 feet high, and six across the base, it toured Great Britain, North America and possibly Europe as a visual and musical entertainment as well as demonstrating astronomical movements. It was first advertised for exhibition in 1733, but it is...
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Microcosm

[experimental ecosystem] Microcosms are artificial, simplified ecosystems that are used to simulate and predict the behaviour of natural ecosystems under controlled conditions. Open or closed microcosms provide an experimental area for ecologists to study natural ecological processes. Microcosm studies can be very useful to study the effect...
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Microcosm

[hypermedia system] Microcosm was a hypermedia system, originally developed in 1988 by the Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, with a small team of researchers in the Computer Science group: Wendy Hall, Andrew Fountain, Hugh Davis and Ian Heath. The system pre-dates the web and builds on early hy...
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Microcosm

[video game] Microcosm is a shoot `em up computer game developed and published by Psygnosis in {vgy|1993}. It was originally developed for the FM Towns and also ported for the Sega Mega-CD, Amiga CD32, and 3DO game consoles, as well as MS-DOS. Microcosm featured realistic FMV animation, with the graphics being rendered on Silicon Graphics w...
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Microcosm

Mi'cro·cosm noun [ French microcosme , Latin microcosmus , from Greek mikro`s small + ko`smos the world.] A little world; a miniature universe. Hence (so called by Paracelsus), a man, as a supposed epitome of the exterior universe or great world. Opposed to macro...
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microcosm

a miniature model of something
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microcosm

a miniature model of something
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microcosm

a miniature model of something
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microcosm

A small-scale natural ecosystem, regarded as a model of ecological principles.
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microcosm

microcosm (s), microcosms (pl) 1. A miniature copy of something, especially when it represents or stands for a larger whole. 2. A small, representative system having analogies to a larger system in constitution, configuration, or development.
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Microcosm

Small scale example of reality
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Microcosm

The human body. Renaissance thinkers believed that the human body was a 'little universe' that refle
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microcosm

The idea that a governing body should be a miniature replica of the society it represents.
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microcosm

[n] - a miniature model of something
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