Meaning of micromodel in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌmɒdl/


  • 1Chiefly . A device or apparatus adapted for dealing with small specimens; a small version of a device.

  • 2A theoretical or conceptual model which deals primarily with the constituent elements of a system, rather than the system as a whole; a model that takes into account small-scale or individualized factors; (Economics) a microeconomic model.


1940s; earliest use found in Science. From micro- + model.