MINIATURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MINIATURE
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miniature
 a.  used to describe something that is a very small copy of an object
 n.  model that represents something in a greatly reduced size
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  He hauled from his pockets a heavy gold watch with dangling seals, a small miniature of the long dead Mrs. Wilkes and a pair of massive cuff buttons.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  She hurried back into her room and hastily gathered from their hiding place the bracelets, brooch, miniature and cup she had found on the dead Yankee.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  Shockingly out of place was a miniature of the Dancing Bacchante.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
4  But the next time you have a chance, watch him; and you will then see the great Sperm whale himself in miniature.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
5  I confess, that since Jonah, few whalemen have penetrated very far beneath the skin of the adult whale; nevertheless, I have been blessed with an opportunity to dissect him in miniature.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 102. A Bower in the Arsacides.
6  Those through which Jurgis and Ona were walking resembled streets less than they did a miniature topographical map.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
7  It was a little state, the union, a miniature republic; its affairs were every man's affairs, and every man had a real say about them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 9
8  Of course Jurgis had made his home a miniature fertilizer mill a minute after entering.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 13
9  So rapid was the progress of the light vessels, that the lake curled in their front, in miniature waves, and their motion became undulating by its own velocity.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
10  When they were arranging him for his last rest, they found upon his bosom a small, plain miniature case, opening with a spring.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
11  It was the miniature of a noble and beautiful female face; and on the reverse, under a crystal, a lock of dark hair.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
12  She told me, that that same evening William had teased her to let him wear a very valuable miniature that she possessed of your mother.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
13  Below this picture was a miniature of William; and my tears flowed when I looked upon it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 7
14  Then taking a small miniature from her pocket, she added, "To prevent the possibility of mistake, be so good as to look at this face."
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
15  There was a reasonably good path now, mostly on the edge of the river, with a divergence here and there where a dike came, with a miniature windmill on it and a muddy sluice-gate.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
Example Sentence:
1  Through play, children act out in miniature the dramas of adult life.
2  The art of Biblical miniature painting has a history of a thousand years.
3  He looked like a miniature version of his handsome and elegant big brother.
4  It looks like a miniature version of James Bond's car.
5  He looked like a miniature version of his father.
6  He's made a model of our village, with all the buildings and roads in miniature.
7  A day is a miniature of eternity.
8  Want to see some great architecture in miniature size?
9  Because he had always wanted a palace, Donald decided to replicate the Tai Mahal in miniature on his estate.
10  A city is a whole world in miniature, and different groups maintain a group identity which can result in them maintaining different dialects.
11  I was allowed to view his family collection of portrait of miniatures.